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Korea backs ITC’s 201 washers proposal, dismisses country-hopping claims

By Isabelle Icso  / January 3, 2018 at 7:38 PM
South Korea on Wednesday said a U.S. International Trade Commission proposal to impose a global-administered tariff-rate quota on imports of large residential washers would be the least harmful option if the U.S. is to impose remedies in a Section 201 case, labeling two U.S. companies' push to trigger broader safeguard actions “groundless.” The Korean government supports the ITC’s safeguard remedy proposal for a TRQ allocated on a “global basis” because it “enables a more stable and reliable [LRW] supply to...

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