WTO Scolds EU Over Chinese Screw Duties

Law360, New York (December 3, 2010, 5:09 PM EST) -- A World Trade Organization panel has found that the European Union has violated international trade agreements through its anti-dumping practices targeting Chinese metal fasteners including screws and bolts.

The WTO issued its findings Friday in a 237-page report calling out the European bloc for acting inconsistently with general trade agreements in its investigation and dealings with alleged dumping of the fasteners and for its disclosure of certain confidential information.

The EU was asked by the panel to bring its trade practices in line with the General...
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