Japan Pushes To Renew Arbitration In US Zeroing Spat

Law360, New York (May 6, 2010, 2:32 PM EDT) -- Japan has asked a World Trade Organization arbitrator to resume work on its case over the U.S.' controversial zeroing method of calculating anti-dumping duties, saying the U.S. has failed to comply with the dispute settlement body's finding that zeroing violates international trade rules.

The two countries agreed to suspend arbitration in mid-2008, but under WTO procedures either side could request to renew the process if the DSB or the WTO's appellate body find that the U.S. has failed to comply with the WTO's ruling.

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