West protests over higher tariffs from China

September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports on the complaint by China's Ministry of Commerce to a panel hearing over higher tariffs imposed by China on foreign automobile parts. The complaint was heard by the World Trade Organization (WTO). China's Ministry of Commerce denounced the decision to set up a panel and said it was protecting consumers' interests and adhering to WTO rules. Western nations have tried to negotiate with China, but were forced to call for a panel to proceed with a WTO case after talks failed.


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