China Appeals WTO Decision On US Steel Duties

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 2:21 PM EDT) -- China on Friday appealed a World Trade Organization decision that favored a U.S. challenge to countervailing and anti-dumping duties on American steel products used in power transformers and other items.

In a brief statement, the WTO said China had filed a notice of appeal in a dispute over Chinese duties imposed on grain oriented flat-rolled electrical steel imports from the U.S. A WTO dispute settlement panel had previously found that China initiated anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of the steel products without adequate evidence to justify...
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