ARGENTINA has come under political pressure to scrap its anti-dumping duties on imports of Italian ceramic tiles, after a disputes panel of the World Trade Organisation ruled that it had broken global agreements in the way that it established the tariffs.

It concluded that Buenos Aires had disregarded information provided by exporters, when it tried to establish the manufacturing cost of tiles it alleged were being sold at cut-throat prices in Argentina. It also said that the south Americans should have worked out individual ...

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