WTO Panel To Weigh US Dispute Over Chinese Steel Duties

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 5:05 PM EST) -- The World Trade Organization on Wednesday tasked a dispute panel with determining whether China has fallen short of its international trade obligations by continuing to level import duties on U.S. electrical steel.

At a Wednesday meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, the WTO Dispute Settlement Body established a compliance panel to consider the U.S.' challenge to anti-dumping and countervailing duties China has imposed against American-made grain-oriented, flat-rolled electrical steel. The U.S. had in January restarted the dispute, saying that China had continued to impose import duties despite an...
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