Defeat puts US trade law on global plate

Oct 21, 2005 | 05:12 AM | Philip Burgert

U.S. trade laws will stay on the table in World Trade Organization (WTO) talks after the Senate defeated legislation to prohibit using the statues as bargaining chips in international negotiations, steel distributors were told at an industry meeting last week.

David Phelps, president of the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS), said at the Association of Steel Distributors' fall conference in Las Vegas that little attention had been paid to the Senate action last month.....

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