EGYPT V USA

Keith Nuthall
THE UNITED States government has claimed that Egypt is breaking its World Trade Organisation treaty commitments to bind textile and clothing tariffs, in its new system of specific duties on imports of these products.

Washington has complained to the WTO's market access committee, claiming that Cairo's action breaks article two of the GATT agreement on goods tariffs. Bilateral talks have already been held between the two countries over the issue, but so far there is no sign of any agreement. The US has requested that the problem is placed ...


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