EU takes action over China export duties

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2016

The European Union has launched another legal case against China’s restriction on raw material exports essential for the region’s downstream industries. However, China discounts any deliberate intentions claiming that the restrictions are merely an effort to protect domestic resources and the ecological environment.

The Trade Commission of the European Union (EU) has filed a third case with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against China’s export duties on a range of metals and minerals, the supply of which is crucial to the regions downstream industries.

According to the European Union Trade...

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