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ITC report on 'unforeseen developments' in solar case cites China's WTO record

January 02, 2018
Chinese noncompliance with World Trade Organization obligations contributed to a surge in solar imports into the U.S. and subsequent injury to the U.S. industry, the International Trade Commission argues in a new report, calling Chinese government subsidies an “unforeseen development.” The ITC, in its Dec. 27 supplemental report , contended that the U.S. could not have foreseen that China would implement industrial policies that ran afoul of its obligations outlined at the WTO. “In direct contradiction of these commitments --...


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