Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China has brought 21 cases to the global trade body and has been the defendant in 44 cases. Photo: AFP Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China has brought 21 cases to the global trade body and has been the defendant in 44 cases. Photo: AFP
Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China has brought 21 cases to the global trade body and has been the defendant in 44 cases. Photo: AFP
China tariffs

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China tariffs: what are they and how are they used?

  • Tariffs, along with anti-dumping and countervailing duties, are tools in the protectionist trade policy armoury, but their functions and applications differ
  • In recent years, China has seen a spike in bilateral tariffs with the United States, due to the tit-for-tat tariffs levied on each other’s exports during the ongoing trade war

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Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China has brought 21 cases to the global trade body and has been the defendant in 44 cases. Photo: AFP Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China has brought 21 cases to the global trade body and has been the defendant in 44 cases. Photo: AFP
Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China has brought 21 cases to the global trade body and has been the defendant in 44 cases. Photo: AFP
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