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WTO to Settle US-China Row over Export Subsidies

Posted April 24, 2015

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Agence France-Presse)

The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed on Wednesday to create a panel of experts to study a US complaint over alleged Chinese export subsidies to a range of industries.

Washington has accused China of breaking international trade rules by giving in some cases significant subsidies to a range of producers in the country based on the performance of their exports.

The US representative told WTO’s dispute settlement body Wednesday that Washington was “concerned” at the alleged subsidies, in the form of “free or discounted services or through grants” and asked that a panel be created “immediately.” Click here to read more.