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U.S. questions WTO compliance of Chinese tariff hikes on semiconductors

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM
The U.S. and other World Trade Organization members on Friday criticized China for increasing tariffs on semiconductor products, arguing that such practices do not comply with China’s commitments under the WTO’s Information Technology Agreement. During a Sept. 22 WTO committee meeting on market access, the U.S. and five other members -- Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, the European Union and South Korea -- took aim at China’s recent tariff increases on 17 semiconductor products, which were implemented at the start of 2017...

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