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Montevideo, November 20th 2018 - 16:00 UTC

Tag: retaliatory tariffs

  • Tuesday, July 17th 2018 - 08:46 UTC

    US launches five dispute actions in WTO challenging China, EU, Canada, Mexico and Turkey

    The retaliatory tariffs on up to a combined US$28.5 billion worth of U.S. exports are illegal under WTO rules, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

    The United States launched five separate World Trade Organization dispute actions on Monday challenging retaliatory tariffs imposed by China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey following U.S. duties on steel and aluminum. The retaliatory tariffs on up to a combined US$28.5 billion worth of U.S. exports are illegal under WTO rules, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement.