TITLE

Japan Fines U.S. Exports to Protest Byrd

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Aug2005, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
18037452

 

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