China lists pipe products, wind towers in trade case

Sep 21, 2012 | 05:33 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  double counting, non-market economy, WTO, trade, steel pipe, aluminum extrusions, wind towers, catherine ngai

NEW YORK — China has challenged U.S. dumping and subsidy duties on a number of metal products, including steel pipe, aluminum extrusions and wind towers, according to updated documents at the World Trade Organization (WTO).

A statement on the Chinese Commerce Ministry’s website said the challenge relates to a U.S. law signed earlier this year that allows the Commerce Department to continue applying both anti-dumping and countervailing duties to nonmarket economies (amm.com, March 13). Analysts speculated back in March that the bill would lead to more litigation at the WTO.....





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