China ready to defend its rare earth polices at WTO

China ready to defend its rare earth polices at WTO

China is ready to respond to possible complaints over its rare earth export restrictions at the World Trade Organization, a Ministry of Commerce (MOC) official said Wednesday. The remarks followed a WTO decision on Monday to uphold a ruling against China’s export duties and export quotas on nine raw materials, which do not include rare […]

WTO Supports EU Against China’s Export Quotas on Minerals

WTO Supports EU Against China’s Export Quotas on Minerals

July 5th, The World Trade Organization (WTO) decided that the export restrictions imposed by China on a range of key industrial minerals were not justified by an environmental point of view and should be lifted. The procedure was initiated by the EU and the United States in June 2009 because they feared that their high-tech […]