THE EUROPEAN Commission has published a list of exported American print industry products that could be saddled with protective duties of up to 100 per cent, because of a World Trade Organisation ruling allowing Brussels to retaliate against the US's use of foreign trade corporations to give its exporters illegal tax breaks. The Commission included on its long-list of products: articles of paper pulp, paper and paperboard in general; books, newspapers, pictures, manuscripts, typescripts and plans.

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