WTO Backs US In Dispute Over Duties On China

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 12:20 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization has concluded that the U.S. is within its rights to apply both anti-dumping and countervailing duties to Chinese products, overruling China's objections to the practice.

In a 303-page report issued Friday, the WTO concluded that the U.S. did not act inconsistently with its obligations to the organization when it applied both types of duties to circular welded pipe, off-the-road tires and other products.

China has alleged that the application of both countervailing duties and the higher anti-dumping duties — which result from...
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