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Politicalization of Trade Continues, Domestically and Internationally.

          A great number of recent events have occurred this last month impacting global trade and finance. They include among others: continued aggressive actions of U.S. regulatory agencies concerning foreign banks and auditors, Argentina taking its international bond default case … Continue reading

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U.S. – China Trade Friction and Recent U.S. Actions … What’s the Assessment?

China is warning of increased trade tension during this Presidential election season. It is now considering reciprocal trade actions to combat a string of recent U.S. actions it considers more aggressive and targeted against China. China points to the following four items: … Continue reading

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New China Trade Restrictions — More Negotiations and Less Litigation? — Yes.

               Today China imposed antidumping and countervailing duties on the import of certain U.S. autos.  The auto sector, subject to prior WTO litigation, is a very sensitive sector of global commerce.      This recent Chinese trade action is in context … 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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