Mexico accuses China of breaking world trade rules
Mexico issued its fourth World Trade Organization complaint against China, claiming China gives itself tax breaks and other deals. Mexico and China are major competitors in clothing and textiles.
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The brief WTO statement announcing the latest dispute did not provide details about the size of the alleged Chinese support or its impact on Mexico's trade.Skip to next paragraph
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Trade diplomats were not immediately available to comment on the case at the WTO's headquarters in Geneva.
"The existence of subsidies in China, which violate WTO regulations, give producers from that country an unfair advantage, distort international markets and seriously damage Mexican industry," they said.
The treaty - negotiated over a period of seven years - formed part of China's conditions for entering the WTO.