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 ...