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Business Sep 14, 2018

Japan seeks WTO panel over South Korea's stainless steel bar duties

Japan has asked the World Trade Organization to set up a dispute settlement panel to challenge South Korea's 14-year-old anti-dumping duties on Japanese stainless steel bars. South Korea in 2004 imposed anti-dumping duties of 15.39 percent on imported Japanese stainless steel bars, which are used ...

WTO picks Japan's Ihara as next chair of General Council

Business Mar 7, 2018

WTO picks Japan's Ihara as next chair of General Council

The World Trade Organization on Wednesday selected Junichi Ihara, Japan's representative in Geneva, as the next chairman of the WTO General Council. Ihara, who will hold the post for a one-year term, becomes the second Japanese to head the General Council following Shotaro Oshima, who ...

Business Jan 11, 2018

Canada takes U.S. to WTO in vast trade complaint

Canada has launched a vast complaint against its southern neighbor before the World Trade Organization, accusing Washington of breaching dozens of international trade rules, according to a document published Wednesday. In a filing to the WTO dated Dec. 20, but only published Wednesday, Canada requested ...

U.S., EU and Japan join forces on Chinese excess capacity

Business Dec 12, 2017

U.S., EU and Japan join forces on Chinese excess capacity

The United States, European Union and Japan were set to announce a joint effort on Tuesday in Argentina aimed at confronting China over its excess industrial capacity and other trade practices, a source close to the discussions said. Trade officials from the two countries and ...