China-U.S. Trade Law

China-U.S. Trade Law

Insights & commentary on active trade disputes between China and the U.S.

Tag Archives: Safeguard

Part II: Does The United States Have A Trade Policy, And Can It? 第二章:美国拥有且可以拥有贸易政策吗?中国可以,而且拥有

Posted in Trade Disputes
中文请点击这里 The Obama Administration has no trade policy and, as institutions have been functioning and trade laws have been interpreted for more than a decade, it can’t. The institutions, laws, and regulations of the United States convey control and formulation of trade policy into private hands. Although the Obama Administration might seek to wrest control … Continue Reading

China-U.S. Trade War 中美贸易大战

Posted in ITC, Trade Disputes
*This article was published in International Trade Law 360 on January 7, 2010. 中文请点击这里 On January 4 The Washington Post headlined on Page 2, with a Beijing dateline, “U.S. and China in a snowballing trade fight.” The article followed two others prominently presented with similar messages on January 1 and 3, one bannered with the … Continue Reading

Trade War? 贸易战?

Posted in Trade Disputes
President Obama, on September 11, announced that the United States would restrict imports of Chinese commercial, low-cost tires.  This action was foreseeable and foreseen (for example this blog foresaw this action in articles titled Attack On China Rolls On New Tires and  Consultations To Settle The Tires Dispute: Too Little Too Late?).  President Obama committed to additional tariffs of 35-30-25 … Continue Reading

Consultations To Settle The Tires Dispute: Too Little Too Late? 轮胎案磋商:太迟了、还不足?

Posted in Trade Disputes
中文请点击这里 Only the President can impose a restriction on imports to the United States without a finding of wrongdoing by a foreign producer or exporter. The United Steelworkers of America have asked the President, pursuant to Section 421 of the U.S. trade law (the “special safeguard” for China), to restrict the importation of low grade … Continue Reading

Attack on China Rolls on New Tires 对中国的攻击随着轮胎滚动

Posted in Trade Disputes, WTO
中文请点击这里 The United Steelworkers, qualifying as an “entity” “representative of an industry” under Section 201 of the U.S. Trade Act of 1974, petitioned the Obama Administration in April 2009 to enact a temporary “safeguard” remedy to protect the manufacture and sale of low-grade commercial tires in the United States against a surge of imports from … Continue Reading