USA, China swap WTO complaints

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USA, China swap WTO complaints

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Fears of a trade war have ignited between the USA and China after Beijing filed a case at the WTO to overturn the levying of anti-dumping duties on a range of Chinese goods in America, from kitchen appliances and magnets to paper.

It was a riposte to President Obama’s announcing he too would file a complaint that China had improperly subsidised one billion dollars’ worth of vehicles and parts exports between 2009 and 2011.