Japan Fines U.S. Exports to Protest Byrd

August 2005
Metal Center News;Aug2005, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p50
Trade Publication
Reports on the imposition of retaliatory tariffs by the Japanese government on certain U.S. exports. Purpose of the move to serve as a protest of the Byrd Amendment, which contends is a violation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules; Urge of foreign interests and steel consumer groups to the U.S. Congress to repeal the amendment; Authority granted to Japan and other WTO-member countries to retaliate against the U.S.; Other countries imposing duties to export and import products.


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