Australia To Strengthen Anti-Dumping Laws

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT) -- The Australian government announced Tuesday that it plans to introduce stronger anti-dumping laws to protect local businesses from underpriced imports, saying the new regulations would comply with World Trade Organization rules.

A statement released by Australia's Minister for Trade and Minister for Home Affairs and Justice characterized the changes as improvements to the effectiveness of the country's anti-dumping regime. It said the government would introduce legislation as soon as possible to implement the first tranche of changes.

“Australian manufacturers and primary producers, especially smaller businesses, are...
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