THE EUROPEAN Union Council of Ministers has reversed a decision that led to a German company paying DM 1.45 million in anti-dumping duties on imported leather handbags from China, which it should never have incurred and which it can now reclaim.

European Court of Justice judges ruled last year that Medici Grimm KG, should not have been forced to pay them in the first place, saying that the Council had failed to retrospectively apply a European Commission ruling that the company had not been associated with dumping.

Now, a ...

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