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Europe, Mexico blast ITC's safeguard investigation into residential washer imports

September 1, 2017 at 6:35 PM
The European Union, Mexico and other foreign governments are blasting the premise behind a U.S. International Trade Commission safeguard investigation into large residential washer imports, arguing it violates U.S. commitments under the North American Free Trade Agreement and the World Trade Organization. In briefs filed with the ITC before a Sept. 7 injury hearing on the case, several foreign governments pointed to the WTO's Agreement on Safeguards, as well as NAFTA provisions that provide preferential exclusions to member countries based...

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