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US wins over China at WTO case on luxury cars

The WTO on Friday rejected tariffs imposed by China on US-made luxury cars, handing Washington a victory on one of the growing number of disputes between the world's two largest economies.

WASHINGTON: The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday rejected tariffs imposed by China on US-made luxury cars, handing Washington a victory on one of the growing number of disputes between the world's two largest economies.

US Trade Representative Michael Froman and lawmakers hailed the decision as a major win after a WTO panel found no basis for duties that China imposed in December 2011 over alleged US dumping and subsidies.

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