US Presses China At WTO Over Continued Steel Duties

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 5:29 PM EST) -- The U.S. on Monday restarted a World Trade Organization dispute against China, saying the country has continued to impose import duties on U.S. electrical steel that are out of step with international trade rules.

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the U.S. had requested consultations with China as the first step in a WTO compliance proceeding, stemming from an earlier U.S. challenge of anti-dumping and countervailing duties on American-made grain-oriented, flat-rolled electrical steel, or GOES.

After the WTO adopted findings that China's import duties were...
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