A World Trade Organization panel has largely ruled against China in its row with Japan and the European Union over Beijing’s anti-dumping duties on imports of steel pipes.
Japan and the EU went to the trade body in 2012 and 2013 to protest the anti-dumping measures imposed by China on imports of such pipes. Japan had complained about the effect of the measures on exports to China from companies such as Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp.
The three-member panel, set up in 2013 to rule on the dispute, on Friday “upheld many of the claims . . . but did not side with the complainants in all matters,” the WTO said. Click here to read more.