THE WORLD Trade Organisation has launched a review of its anti-dumping and countervailing rules, as part of the agreement to embark on a new general round of negotiations.

Ministers agreed at their summit in Qatar, for talks "aimed at clarifying and improving disciplines," on these protective duty regimes. Resulting changes could weaken the ability of the United States to erect protective barriers against steel imports from the EU and Japan, a particularly contentious subject given the recent findings of the US International Trade ...

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