EU Nixes Flat-Panel Display Duties Following WTO Ruling

Law360, New York (September 30, 2013, 9:04 PM EDT) -- The European Union dropped tariffs on large flat-panel displays from Japan on Friday, resolving the last sticking point in a more than four-year-old trade dispute between the 28-nation bloc and the Asian country, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced.

The EU, which Japan and over a dozen other countries had accused of failing to live up to its World Trade Organization obligations by imposing tariffs on computer monitors, TV set-top boxes and other devices, adopted a new regulation giving large flat-panel displays, including digital...
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