Russia targets Ukrainian chocolate in car trade spat

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GENEVA, July 9 (Reuters) - Russia plans to put trade sanctions on Ukraine, penalising imports of chocolate, coal and glass in retaliation for a Ukrainian emergency import tax on cars which has drawn World Trade Organization opposition. Ukraine imposed the emergency car tax under the WTO "safeguard" rules, which allow countries to protect a sector if there is a threat of serious damage to producers from a surge in imports. But there are strict rules about their use, ...

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