WTO Calls Foul On China's Chicken Duties

Law360, New York (August 2, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization ruled Friday that China had breached international trade obligations when it levied anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of U.S. chicken products.

A panel of the WTO's dispute settlement body sided with the U.S. and said the Chinese had acted inconsistently with various international agreements when it imposed the duties in 2010 on so-called chicken broiler products — parts from chickens that are bred and grown specifically for meat.

For instance, the panel said the Chinese didn't give parties with adverse interests...
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