S. Korea Wants WTO To Weigh In On US Washer Duties

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 2:55 PM EST) -- South Korea on Friday asked the World Trade Organization to convene a panel to hear a dispute over U.S. tariffs on imported washing machines, pushing forward a challenge to the U.S.' use of a controversial method to calculate the duties.

South Korea lodged a formal request for the WTO to establish a dispute settlement panel to consider the country's challenge of duties imposed by the U.S. on imported large residential washing machines made by companies like Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and LG Electronics Inc. Among other...
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