Japan claims the measures imposed by China in 2019 on steel billets, hot-rolled coils and hot-rolled plates appear to be inconsistent with various provisions under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.  Photo: AP Japan claims the measures imposed by China in 2019 on steel billets, hot-rolled coils and hot-rolled plates appear to be inconsistent with various provisions under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.  Photo: AP
Japan claims the measures imposed by China in 2019 on steel billets, hot-rolled coils and hot-rolled plates appear to be inconsistent with various provisions under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. Photo: AP

China-Japan relations: Tokyo complains to WTO over import taxes on its stainless steel imports

  • Japan claims the measures imposed in 2019 appear to be inconsistent with various provisions under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 and the Anti-Dumping Agreement
  • Japan’s government confirmed on Friday that it had complained to the WTO over China’s anti-dumping tax for stainless steel products, namely steel billets, hot-rolled coils and hot-rolled plates

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Japan claims the measures imposed by China in 2019 on steel billets, hot-rolled coils and hot-rolled plates appear to be inconsistent with various provisions under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.  Photo: AP Japan claims the measures imposed by China in 2019 on steel billets, hot-rolled coils and hot-rolled plates appear to be inconsistent with various provisions under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.  Photo: AP
Japan claims the measures imposed by China in 2019 on steel billets, hot-rolled coils and hot-rolled plates appear to be inconsistent with various provisions under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. Photo: AP
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