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South Korea launches WTO dispute over U.S. tariffs on washing machines
August 29, 2013 / 9:09 AM / in 4 years

South Korea launches WTO dispute over U.S. tariffs on washing machines

GENEVA (Reuters) - South Korea has launched a dispute at the World Trade Organization to complain about U.S. punitive tariffs on South Korean washing machines, the WTO said on Thursday.

The World Trade Organization WTO logo is seen at the entrance of the WTO headquarters in Geneva April 9, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

South Korea’s complaint focuses on the way the United States measures “dumping” of imported goods, or selling at unfairly low prices. The United States has agreed to change its calculation methodology after a series of similar complaints from other trading partners.

Reporting by Tom Miles

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