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Is the U.S. Trade Offensive Against China Really Helping? Are China’s Newer Actions a Mirror of Ours?

     A recent article in the American Lawyer (March 12, 2015) entitled “The U.S. Offensive in the China Trade War” argues the case that the U.S. WTO litigation and domestic actions are not justified. They amount to protectionism and are counter-productive. It makes … Continue reading

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Trade Protectionism and the WTO — What do the numbers show as to WTO Litigation? It’s really not clear

Trade Protectionism and the WTO — What do the numbers show as to WTO Litigation? It’s really not clear. First, let’s look at the numbers. Two  recent announcements by Global Trade Alert and the WTO indicate that  the number of protectionist … Continue reading

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U.S. – China Trade Relations — Recent Developments – Good or Bad?

Here’s some recent data and developments in trade relations with China: China has been the target of the most antidumping and subsidy cases globally over the last 16 years. (China Daily) Since 2001 China has been the target of 602 trade … Continue reading

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China, Multinationals and Presidential Politics – Any Chance for Constructive Change? Not Anytime Soon.

In the last few weeks there have been several significant developments in U.S. trade relations. The question is what are the implications of these developments for the presidential elections and formulating effective U.S. trade policy? The four trade developments are the following: … Continue reading

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Solar Panel Litigation & the Emerging Clean Energy Trade War — Good for Whom?

A new dumping / subsidies case was filed recently by American solar panel makers attacking China’s subsidies to its manufacturers. This filing with the International Trade Administration / U.S. International Trade Commission is a new skirmish in the emerging clean energy trade war … Continue reading

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Trade Remedy Actions — Which countries are the biggest users and biggest targets? — Some Surprises.

Which countries are the biggest users of trade remedy actions? Which countries are the most often targets of these investigations? What are the global trends in these cases? Here’s some very interesting data from the WTO concerning antidumping cases, countervailing … Continue reading

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New U.S. – China Trade Litigation in the WTO — Active Trade Litigation Continues.

Yesterday the Obama administration filed yet another action against China in the WTO dispute resolution system.  This complaint involves China’s antidumping and countervailing duties on the import of poultry from the U.S. This filing continues the aggressive enforcement actions first initiated during … Continue reading

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