The Office of the US Trade Representative said in a statement that the United States would not “stand idly by” while Chinese overcapacity posed a threat to its steel and aluminium sectors and its national security. Photo: Shutterstock
The Office of the US Trade Representative said in a statement that the United States would not “stand idly by” while Chinese overcapacity posed a threat to its steel and aluminium sectors and its national security. Photo: Shutterstock

WTO rules against Donald Trump’s metal tariffs in challenge brought by China and other countries

  • The international body says the duties on steel and aluminium imports breach global trading rules
  • China says it hopes the US will respect the panel ruling and ‘correct its wrongful conducts as soon as possible’

The Office of the US Trade Representative said in a statement that the United States would not “stand idly by” while Chinese overcapacity posed a threat to its steel and aluminium sectors and its national security. Photo: Shutterstock
The Office of the US Trade Representative said in a statement that the United States would not “stand idly by” while Chinese overcapacity posed a threat to its steel and aluminium sectors and its national security. Photo: Shutterstock
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