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Lighthizer slams Canada’s trade remedy WTO consultation request, says it aids China

January 10, 2018 at 3:52 PM
If Canada succeeds in a new World Trade Organization challenge of six U.S. trade remedy practices, it will harm itself -- reducing U.S. trust in Canada as a trading partner -- and help China by undermining U.S. rules designed to prevent Chinese products from surging into the U.S., U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in response to Canada’s request for consultations at the WTO. Canada, in a consultation request dated Dec. 20 and circulated to other members and made public...

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