China loses appeal at WTO over raw materials export duties

Published: Monday, 30 January 2012

Body upholds initial ruling but quashes minimum export agreement complaints

By Keith Nuthall

The appellate body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) today dismissed the bulk of China’s appeals against a panel which ruled its export duties and quotas on fluorspar, manganese, and silicon carbide illegal. 

The Chinese government will now have to...

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