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U.S. stands alone at WTO in critique of paper dispute ruling

June 29, 2020 at 5:28 PM
The U.S. on Monday opposed Canada’s request to retaliate in a World Trade Organization dispute over U.S. countervailing duties on supercalendered paper, with the Trump administration maintaining the ruling is not legitimate -- a stance at odds with that of other WTO members. The U.S. formally objected to Canada’s retaliation request in a communication made public on Monday and reiterated its objection at the Dispute Settlement Body meeting the same day. The matter now will be referred to an arbitrator...

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