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New Trade Developments and the U.S. — Careful Examination Needed.

A host of new trade developments recently have raised issues of U.S. national interests, national security, foreign investment, and issues of U.S. regulations. The represent a very dynamic and fluid situation that bears carefull  examination in this election season and … Continue reading

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New WTO Case on China Export Restrictions (Rare Earth Minerals), New Legislation and ITA Action — WTO and Trade Focus of U.S. on China.

The U.S. along with Japan and the EU filed disputes against China concerning China’s export restrictions on various rare earths and other minerals. This case follows a recent AB decision in January 2012 against China’s export restrictions on nine raw minerals. The … Continue reading

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The Boeing Decision — Sub-National and Defense Measures Violate Global Trade Rules.

The WTO Appellate Body upheld some claims of the EU against the U.S. concerning subsidies to Boeing. The USTR claimed this as a victory because of the smaller amount of subsidies found when compared to those found by the WTO … Continue reading

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China’s Cyberwarfare and Global Trade — How Can the U.S. Control it?

         Some in the U.S. are calling for the U.S. to consider new trade sanctions against China to combat commercial cyberwarfare by Chinese government-related enterprises. Others have championed almost forever trade sanctions to force the revaluation of the Yuan. Here … Continue reading

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Trade Linked to Investment by China — The New High Politics?

       China has recently linked investment into the EU to help solve its debt crisis, to trade demands. In particular, China wants the EU to reclassify China as a “market economy” for purposes of trade remedy litigation under the rules of … Continue reading

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