Monthly Archives: February 2018

§232 + Art. XXI = WTO Blowup?

       The reliance of the Trump administration on Section 232, the national security provision under the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, to impose trade restrictions on import of steel and aluminum, would certainly run into very serious WTO challenges.  This defense … Continue reading

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TRUMP AND TRADE — Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop?

  Here’s some passages from my upcoming article in the China and WTO Review (Spring 2018) on Trump’s trade policies ……………… ………………………………………………………..      The recently concluded WTO Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, in December, achieved no significant accomplishments. During the conference, … Continue reading

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