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China requests WTO consultations with U.S. over safeguard actions

February 06, 2018 at 4:09 PM
China is formally requesting consultations with the U.S. in Geneva over safeguard actions on imports of washing machines and solar cells, which are set to go into force on Wednesday, saying they violate several World Trade Organization rules. A consultation request is the first step in challenging the measures at the WTO. Taiwan filed for consultations with the U.S. over safeguard measures on solar cells last week, while South Korea filed over both safeguard actions on Jan. 24. President Trump...

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