WTO finds that U.S. tariffs on China breach global trade rules
GENEVA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization ruled on Tuesday that additional tariffs imposed by the United States against China in 2018 were inconsistent with global trading rules.
A three-person panel ruled that Washington had not justified why the tariffs imposed after a Section 301 investigation against China were a justifiable exception to its obligations.
Reporting by Emma Farge and Philip Blenkinsop
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