US solar tariffs violate trade rules - WTO complaint

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China says US solar tariffs violate trade rules, lodges WTO complaint

Below is a review of the global trade spat so far this year.

The 30 percent tariffs announced in January improperly help US producers in violation of WTO rules, the Commerce Ministry said.

BEIJING-China says it is challenging a U.S. tariff hike on solar panels before the World Trade Organization, adding to its sprawling conflicts with U.S. President Donald Trump over trade and technology. "I think China chose to bring it up in order to keep up the rhythm of the trade dispute", she said.

Of course, tariffs have been a mainstay in Canadian headlines for the past several months, with Trump levying duties on USA imports of Canadian steel and aluminum.

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On May 22, the WTO said Japan, Russia and Turkey warned the United States of retaliatory measures for its steel and aluminum tariffs. It has tried to recruit European governments and other governments as allies against Washington. One Chinese executive told Reuters that usa solar tariffs were a "sideshow" and had little effect on Chinese business. Brussels said in late July that it was considering tariffs on 20 billion dollars of US goods should Trump proceed with the proposed auto duties.

In a 20-minute interview with the newspaper, Trump said some people may complain that steel prices may be "a little more expensive" in the short term because of the tariffs, but that ultimately they will drop.

The United States has accused China of using subsidies and bulk manufacturing capacity to drive down prices and put U.S. competitors out of business in a range of sectors.

On Aug. 1, Trump called for raising the proposed tariff on 200 billion dollars of Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent, adding the implementation is pending a public comment process ending on September 5.

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