China Found to Illegally Constrain Exports of Raw Materials
The United Steelworkers (USW) lauded today’s decision at the World Trade Organization that found that China illegally constrained the export of raw materials, thereby advantaging Chinese producers and increasing costs for U.S. manufacturers.
“China has once again been found to flout international rules to the detriment of our members and their companies,” said USW International President Leo W. Gerard. “The panel report released today confirms what the USW has been stressing for years: the world’s largest exporter is achieving its success through many unfair methods.”
The USW believes that today’s decision adds additional weight to the allegations made in its Section 301 filing last year regarding China's illegal actions that restrict the export of rare earth minerals ... more