WTO body upholds ruling on China auto part tariffs

Dec 15, 2008 | 12:13 PM | Diana Schwaeble

The World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body has confirmed that China's taxation of U.S. auto parts is unfair and violates WTO rules.

In a report issued Monday, the appellate body agreed with the preliminary findings made by a WTO panel in July.

"In light of the current problems faced by the U.S. auto industry, I expect China to comply promptly with its WTO obligations by removing an unlawful and unfair trade barrier that is harming U.S. workers and manufacturers," U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab said in a statement.....





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