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WTO authorises Chinese tariffs on $3.6 bn in U.S. goods in anti-dumping tiff

A logo is pictured outside the WTO headquarters next to a red traffic light in Geneva, Switzerland, on October 2, 2018.

A logo is pictured outside the WTO headquarters next to a red traffic light in Geneva, Switzerland, on October 2, 2018.   | Photo Credit: Reuters

The decision marks the first time the WTO has authorised China to impose tariffs in a trade dispute

A World Trade Organization arbitrator on Friday authorised China to slap tariffs on U.S. imports worth up to $3.58 billion annually in a years-long dispute over U.S. anti-dumping practices, a trade official said.

China had asked the WTO for permission to hit the US with more than $7 billion in tariffs in the case.

The decision marks the first time the WTO has authorised China to impose tariffs in a trade dispute.

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