China loses WTO appeal over raw material export restrictions

By Jessica Roberts
Published: Tuesday, 28 February 2012

No further appeal routes; China must conform to WTO obligations; Export system overhaul likely

 Keith Nuthall

The appellate body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has dismissed the bulk of China’s appeals against a panel which ruled its export duties and quotas on key steelmaking raw materials illegal.

The Chinese government will now have to remove these charges and restrictions, which the...

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