WTO condemns China’s rare earths export restrictions
Published: Monday, 28 April 2014
EU, US and Japan welcome verdict, however China says quotas needed to conserve resources and lodges appeal within weeks of ruling.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against Chinas
rare earths export restrictions on 26 March, saying that the
quotas are not justifiable measures to protect natural
resources and the environment.
China considers the WTO ruling against its export
restrictions unfair and the verdict is likely to increase