House Bill Would Allow Countervailing Duties On China

Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 7:13 PM ET) -- A bill introduced Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives would allow the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose countervailing duties on imports from China, effectively negating a Federal Circuit ruling that Commerce lacks the authority to do so.

The China Hurts Economic Advancement Through Subsidies Act, or CHEATS, H.R. 4071, is sponsored by Reps. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Reid Ribble, R-Wis., who said the Federal Circuit's December ruling in GPX International Tire Corp. v. USA would cripple Commerce's ability to address the effect of unfairly...
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