China wine anti-dumping probe sparks French anger
The French government has labelled a Chinese anti-dumping probe into wine imported from the European Union (EU) "inappropriate and reprehensible".
China launched the investigation a day after the EU imposed anti-dumping levies on Chinese solar panel imports.
Speaking to the BBC, wine consultant John Warontshak said that the move was "partly symbolic", but that the imposition of a tariff on imports would have an impact on French producers in particular.
"France is by far the biggest exporter to China. Most of that Bordeaux red," he explained.
05 Jun 2013