Tag Archives: World Trade Organization

U.S. Wins New WTO Case Against China — Electronic Payments Case — Good Domestic Politics, but Good Trade Policy?

A WTO panel has just ruled in favor of the United States in its action against China for violating the WTO services agreement (GATS) concerning China’s restrictions on electronic payment services (EPS) via credit card transactions. While this was a mixed decision … 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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Russia’s Accession to the WTO, Almost — It’s Long Overdue.

         With the EU’s favorable action this week and Moscow’s announcement of its plan to join the Information Technology Agreement, the Russian Federation’s accession to the WTO has moved forward significantly. It’s almost completed. Only the opposition of Georgia seems to be holding … 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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