EC Denies Weakening Anti-Dumping Policies

Law360, New York (June 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Denying accusations by ten industry associations that it had made a secret change in its trade policy, the European Commission on Monday called the lull of anti-dumping measures in 2007 “simply the calm after the storm.”

The claims were made in a letter from trade groups representing ten European industries that were most exposed to global competition, including textiles, chemicals, metals, mining and fertilizers.

The groups wrote to European Commission president José Manuel Barroso, claiming that European Union trade commissioner Peter Mandelson had changed the way...
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