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Trump's tariffs on China violated law, trade body says

3 days ago   |   By Politico

The World Trade Organization ruled decisively Tuesday that President Donald Trump violated global trade rules when he unilaterally imposed tariffs on what became more than $350 billion worth of Chinese goods.
The ruling trade body sided against the United States on a number of points, including that the Trump administration did not provide a convincing explanation of why the tariffs were allowed under a provision that lets countries take emergency trade actions "to protect public morals."
The panel also found that the additional duties Trump imposed on Chinese goods violated the WTO's key...
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US violated trade rules with 2018 China tariffs, WTO rules - but good luck enforcing it

US violated trade rules with 2018 China tariffs, WTO rules - but good luck enforcing it

3 days ago   |   By RT

The Trump administration's 2018 tariffs on Chinese goods violated an international trade treaty, the World Trade Organization has ruled, finding in China's favor. But its decision might be difficult to enforce.
The US violated the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade treaty when it imposed 25 percent tariffs on $234 billion in Chinese goods in 2018, the WTO declared in its ruling on Tuesday, finding in favor of Beijing in the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries.
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U.S. Violated Trade Rules With Tariffs on China, WTO Says

U.S. Violated Trade Rules With Tariffs on China, WTO Says

3 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The World Trade Organization undercut the main justification for President Donald Trump's trade war against China, saying that American tariffs on Chinese goods violate international rules.
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U.S. Violated Trade Rules With Tariffs Against China, WTO Says

3 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The World Trade Organization said that U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods violate international rules, undermining President Donald Trump's trade war against Beijing that's seen Washington put tariffs on more than $550 billion of China's exports, Bloomberg News reports.
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