China-U.S. Trade Law

China-U.S. Trade Law

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

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Calling All Cars 拦截所有车辆

Posted in CVD, Trade Disputes
中文请点击这里 The Scope Of The Challenge China’s Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) initiated officially on November 6, 2009 antidumping and countervailing duty investigations into saloon and cross-country cars imported from the United States and manufactured by General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford Motor companies. Although the scope of the products at issue is described (chassis, engine, etc.)… Continue Reading

Trade War? Part II: China Initiates Third CVD Investigation Against U.S. Products 贸易战?(二):中国针对第三项美国产品展开反补贴调查

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中文请点击这里 The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) announced on November 6, 2009 that it had launched anti-dumping (“AD”) and countervailing (“CVD”) investigations against sedans and sport utility vehicles of cylinder capacity ≥ 2000cc originating from the United States. We are providing on this blog an English translation of the CVD notice. This announcement represents the… Continue Reading

U.S. Court Decision Ought To Change Chinese Thinking (Revised and Expanded) 美国法庭裁决应将改变中国思维

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中文请点击这里 This article is co-authored by Elliot J. Feldman and John J. Burke.  Until now, China has preferred the WTO to resolve trade disputes. Of a dozen countervailing duty cases brought against Chinese products, all but one (the coated free sheet paper case failed at the International Trade Commission) went adversely before U.S. agencies and… Continue Reading

United States Countervailing Duty Investigations Against China A Question Of Attitude 针对中国的反补贴调查:美方”态度问题”

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中文点击这里 Political pressures have led the U.S. Department of Commerce to launch countervailing duty investigations against China while insisting that it cannot use market information from within China to measure the alleged subsidies because China is a non-market economy. That political reality contravenes the principles embodied in U.S. law. Subsidies are found and measured according… Continue Reading

Commerce Delays CVD Determination – Could Vacancies Be To Blame? 美商务部推迟反补贴裁定

Posted in CVD, Trade Disputes, USDOC
The Commerce Department on August 12 postponed its preliminary determination in Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China to October 24 claiming it needed more time due to the large number and complexity of the subsidy programs alleged in the case.  However, most of the allegations involve programs that Commerce has… Continue Reading