China lodges WTO complaint over renewable energy tariffs

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President Trump said Wednesday that tariffs are propelling the U.S.to better trade deals, defending his trade wars amid a new round of strong economic reports from the government.

China has lodged a complaint to the World Trade Organisation to help determine the legality of the US policies, saying they not only harm China's rights but also undermine the WTO's authority, the ministry said on its website late on Tuesday.

Competition will be "internal, like it used to be in the old days when we actually had steel, and U.S. Steel was our greatest company", the U.S. president said.

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"The U.S. subsidies provided its domestic renewable energy industry with an unfair competitive advantage, and damaged the rights and interests of Chinese renewable energy companies". In what he called a sign that the tariffs are working, Mr. Trump said steel companies are opening new USA plants and "our steel industry is one of the talks of the world". While some steelmakers have expanded US production in the wake of the tariffs, other USA manufacturers remain heavily dependent on imported metals.

Previously, the United States took safeguard measures on imports of some photovoltaic products with additional tariffs of up to 30 percent.

"Solar is only a piece on the big trade chessboard", said another Chinese solar executive, who also declined to be named.

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