Japan Takes Aim At Indian Steel Safeguards In WTO Case

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 8:14 PM EST) -- Japan has brought India before the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement body to resolve a fight over sweeping safeguard duty measures that New Delhi has imposed on steel imports.

The WTO on Monday released the details of Japan’s Dec. 20 request that the trade organization consult with India on its minimum import price system for iron and steel products and the Indian Ministry of Finance’s imposition of anti-dumping safeguards as high as 20 percent for hot-rolled flat products of nonalloy and alloy steel.

“Japan is deeply...
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