China challenges US over steel, aluminium tariffs at WTO

Geneva (AFP) – Beijing has requested dispute consultations with the United States at the World Trade Organization over US tariffs slapped on imports of Chinese steel and alumium products, according to a WTO document published Tuesday.

China’s representative to the world trade body has requested “consultations” with Washington over its decision to impose “additional ad valorem rate of duty on imports of certain steel and alumium products,” according to the document, which stated that the complaint was filed on April 5.