WTO Ruling To Force Vast Changes In China Trade Remedies

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 8:19 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization's Friday ruling that China's anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of American steel products were not supported by evidence is a substantial victory for the U.S. that will force China to significantly overhaul its trade remedy procedures, attorneys said.

The WTO faulted numerous aspects of China's duties on two U.S. steel companies, finding that the investigation was initiated based on insufficient evidence, subsidy rates were calculated in a way that was not supported by the facts, and China failed to objectively examine the...
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