WTO To Probe Chinese Duties On $3B In US Cars

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 2:52 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization's dispute resolution body said Tuesday that it would establish a panel to investigate American claims that the Chinese government applied improper duties on more than $3 billion in U.S.-made cars.

The decision, which came less than a day after a presidential debate in which U.S.-China trade relations took center stage, means bilateral talks between the trading partners failed to address American gripes that the anti-dumping and countervailing duties breached Chinese commitments to the WTO.

According to a statement from the WTO, China...
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