THE EUROPEAN Union is toasting a victory over India at the World Trade Organisation in the long-running bed-linen anti-dumping duties case; a disputes panel rejected India's claims that the EU had failed to implement an order made last year by another panel that it should reform its protection against Indian linen. New Delhi has the right to appeal, but the latest ruling conclusively supported the EU line, concluding that Brussels' response was "consistent" with WTO rules, in effect backing the EU's decision this Spring to reimpose the ...

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