TITLE

GIRDING FOR A FIGHT

AUTHOR(S)
Field, Alan M.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/6/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 27, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the World Trade Organization dispute-settlement consultations requested by the U.S. and the European Union with China regarding its export restraints on numerous raw materials including bauxite, silicon metal and zinc. It details the effect of the restrictions on global steel, aluminum and chemicals manufacturers. The Chinese government has argued that its policies were designed to protect the environment and natural resources.
ACCESSION #
43376227

 

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