China Cries Foul Over US Challenge Of Chicken Duties

Law360, New York (September 21, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT) -- The Chinese government on Wednesday defended its anti-dumping and countervailing duties on U.S. chicken products, a day after U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced that the U.S. had filed a case with the Word Trade Organization over the tariffs.

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that the country believed the challenged duties were “in line with WTO rules,” as well as the law.

The dispute centers on Chinese duties on U.S. chicken broiler cuts. The U.S. is requesting dispute settlement consultations, the first...
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