WTO's Stance On US Zeroing In Vietnam Shrimp Scrap

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 2:40 PM EDT) -- A World Trade Organization panel has ruled that anti-dumping measures taken by the United States on shrimp from Vietnam violated U.S. obligations under the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement. The panel ruled in favor of Vietnam on most — although not all — of the claims arising from the administrative reviews of the anti-dumping order by the United States Department of Commerce (USDOC).

Significance of Decision

The WTO inconsistency of “zeroing” is nothing new, and this panel report is the most recent addition to the considerable corpus of...
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