WTO will study China’s anti-dumping duties on EU stainless tubes

The dispute settlement body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has agreed to establish a panel to study anti-dumping duties imposed by China on high-performance stainless steel seamless tubes from the EU.

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The EU believes that the Chinese anti-dumping taxes, ranging from 9.7% to 11.1%, are incompatible with WTO rules.

The EU’s dispute is likely to be studied by a panel established in May for a similar complaint made by Japan.