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Vietnam complains to WTO about U.S. fish tariffs

Staff Writer | January 12, 2018
Vietnam has challenged U.S. anti-dumping measures against Vietnam’s exports of fish fillets.
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Asia   Vietnam says Washington has broken WTO rules
Vietnam says Washington has broken WTO rules in the way it has imposed punitive tariffs on Vietnamese fish it claims are being ”dumped, or sold at an unfairly cheap price, on the U.S. market.

U.S. imports of fish fillets from Vietnam have grown from $100 million in 2007 to more than $520 million in 2016. That made Vietnam the third-biggest U.S. supplier after Chile and China and the U.S. the top export market for Vietnamese fish.

The United States has 60 days to settle the complaint, or Vietnam could ask the WTO to adjudicate.


 

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