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Lighthizer: U.S. loss in China NME dispute would be ‘cataclysmic’ for WTO

June 21, 2017 at 3:59 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer believes the World Trade Organization dispute brought by China against the U.S. over the Commerce Department’s treatment of China as non-market economy in trade remedy cases is a top litigation priority for USTR, telling lawmakers a loss in the dispute would have serious consequences for the WTO. Lighthizer also updated senators on the status of deals struck with China under the initial outcomes of a bilateral 100-day plan, as well as additional steps the administration...

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