China will appeal against WTO ruling on rare earths exports quotas
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014
China is claiming that its appeal is officially motivated as it says it wants to tackle environmental issues. But it could also be a strategic movement which would enable it to revise the rare earths quotas and plan new policies in line with WTO standards.
In what has to be the least surprising twist in the WTO rare
earths story so far, China has announced it will appeal against
the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on its rare earths
Shen Danyang, a spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, said:
China will make the...