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US tariffs on China ruled to be illegal by world trade body

US tariffs on China ruled to be illegal by world trade body Photo: WDIO/MGN

Created: September 15, 2020 10:18 AM

GENEVA (AP) - The World Trade Organization has ruled in favor of China by declaring that Trump administration tariffs on an array of goods totaling more than $200 billion worth of imports are illegal under the rules of the global trade body.

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Tuesday's decision marks the first time the Geneva-based trade body has ruled against a series of tariffs that President Donald Trump’s administration has imposed on a number of countries, allies and rivals alike.

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