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“WTO / DSU & U.S. Trade Enforcement — U.S. – China Trade Disputes — More Aggressive Enforcement.”

I gave the keynote address last week at the College of William and Mary Law School’s conference on emerging issues in international trade.  The presentation was on the WTO dispute resolution system and U.S. – China litigation 2001-2012. It is … 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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U.S. Commerce Under Secretary Calls for More Trade with Brazil and Indonesia and More Trade Enforcement.

Francisco Sanchez, the U.S. Commerce Under Secretary for International Trade, called for more trade with Brazil and Indonesia. Among other topics he discussed was greater trade enforcement by the Obama administration. However, it’s interesting to note that his office does not self-initiate actions. … Continue reading

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New WTO Case by U.S. Against India — More Aggressive U.S. Trade Enforcement Policy.

    The U.S. filed a new WTO dispute against India concerning its agricultural restrictions (poultry imports). This is the fifth time the U.S. has brought a WTO action against India and the first time for the Obama administration. This is a … Continue reading

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