Argentina Lodges WTO Dispute Over EU Biodiesel Duties

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 4:00 PM EST) -- Argentina's foreign ministry has filed a World Trade Organization complaint alleging the European Union's anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports are unfair, unlawful and will harm Argentine exporters, the ministry said Thursday.

In a statement released on the ministry's website Thursday, the Argentine foreign ministry said the imposed duties were "purely protectionist" and that they would cause financial loss to the Argentine biodiesel industry.

The EU's anti-dumping duties call for import taxes on Argentine biofuel that will range from €217 to 246 ($298 to $336) per metric...
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