EU Reaches Compromise On Imported Light Bulbs

Law360, New York (August 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Commission agreed in a compromise on Wednesday not to lift duties on energy-saving light bulbs imported from China until next year after the issue caused a rift among commissioners.

The commission will recommend that the European Union lift the duties — which in some cases are as high as 66 percent — one year from now.

“The European Commission will recommend to member states that it is in the interest of the EU to remove these duties in the next year,” Trade Commissioner Peter...
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