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WTO complaint ‘sends a signal Canada will not be intimidated’ on trade

Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 1:20 PM | By Ian Burns

Canada has launched a complaint about American trade practices to the World Trade Organization, a move observers are calling a signal Canada will not be dissuaded from defending its interests in the face of aggressive U.S. policy.

On Jan. 10, Canada requested WTO consultations with the United States concerning a number of anti-dumping and countervailing duty actions taken by the U.S. government. Canada has specifically raised six areas of complaint with the WTO, and has also provided nearly 200 examples of what it considers negative U.S....