Trade Group Urges Expansion Of WTO Tech Tariff Reductions

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A trade group representing electrical manufacturers told the U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday it supports the expansion of a World Trade Organization agreement that extends tariff breaks to certain information and communications technology products.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association sent a letter to the ITC — which is investigating the domestic effects of reducing tariffs under a proposed expansion of the WTO's Information Technology Agreement — saying the group is generally in favor of adding new products and countries to those already covered under the...
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