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Switzerland Fires Rare WTO Salvo Against US Metal Tariffs

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 7:49 PM EDT) -- The Trump administration’s contentious duties on steel and aluminum prompted a rare World Trade Organization challenge from Switzerland on Tuesday, marking just the fifth time the Central European country has filed a case in the 23-year history of the WTO.

Switzerland is now the eighth WTO member to challenge the U.S. over its tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, lining up alongside China, India, the European Union, Canada, Mexico, Norway and Russia.

The country’s economic affairs office issued a statement explaining...
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