Date: 8 months ago   Category: Politics

The USA has submitted a claim to the WTO because of the Russian duties


Washington has said that the Russian Federation doesn't apply duty on similar goods from other member countries of the WTO. The USA has sent to the World Trade Organization inquiry on carrying out consultations with Russia. It is said in the statement of the WTO on Wednesday, August 29. Claims of Washington concern duties which Moscow has introduced for import of a number of the American goods. The USA specifies that Russia doesn't apply duty on similar goods from other member countries of the WTO. As writes RIA Novosti, to the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, commenting on the claim, have noted that the USA incorrectly interprets the measures taken by Russia. Department has emphasized that Moscow works within norms of the WTO. So, since August 5 Russia has entered new rates of the import duties on a number of the American goods. This measure became the response to the collecting entered by the USA on steel and aluminum. So, taxes on import of separate types of vehicles for transportation of goods, the construction and road equipment, the oil and gas equipment, tools for processing of metals and drilling of rocky breeds, optical fiber were raised. Rates are from 25% to 40%. We will note, at the end of July of the USA and the EU have agreed about full cancellation of trade duties. At the same time, a number of the countries which have got under the American duties have filed complaints to the WTO. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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