NEW YORK The U.S. Trade
Representatives Office (USTR) is seeking comment on
Chinas request for a dispute settlement panel at the
World Trade Organization over alleged illegal subsidy duties on
China said that since 2006 the
U.S. government has launched more than 30 countervailing duty
investigations against its productsincluding steel pipe,
oil country tubular goods and aluminum extrusionsthat
affect more than $7.3 billion in Chinese goods (
amm.com, Nov. 30).
Chinas previous attempt to
establish a settlement panel was rejected by the United
Comments are due by Dec. 30.