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Azevêdo: Challenging U.S. 232 tariffs at WTO a ‘risky’ strategy

December 4, 2018 at 3:30 PM
Challenging the U.S. on its use of national security to justify Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum is “risky,” World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said on Tuesday. “Normally in the past whenever somebody claimed or adopted a measure that would be justified under national security concerns there was never a challenge. Nobody ever challenged that. There might have even been a response or counter-sanctions…. That has happened before,” Azevêdo said at a Wall Street Journal event. “What...

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