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USUK Treaty reduces ITAR requirements for defense-related US-UK transactions
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 23 2012

On April 13, 2012, the Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom entered into force with the exchange of diplomatic notes between the two countries


United States challenges China’s export restrictions on key industrial minerals
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • March 20 2012

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) last week initiated World Trade Organization (WTO) consultations regarding China’s export restraints of key industrial minerals


EU initiates antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings on ethanol from the United States
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • December 13 2011

In a recent development affecting U.S. companies that ship ethanol to European Union (EU) countries, the European Commission has initiated antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations on ethanol from the United States


U.S. lawmakers and interest groups push for action on imports of auto parts from China
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • February 10 2012

At a January 31, 2012 press conference, members of Congress representing the Midwest and representatives from the United Auto Workers and the American Alliance for Manufacturing pushed President Obama to restrict imports of auto parts from China


International trade & customs update: U.S. government seeks private sector input on foreign barriers to commerce
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has asked for private sector comments on barriers to U.S. exports of goods and services and to foreign direct investment


U.S. solar cell manufacturers seek steep duties on imports of solar cells, modules and panels from China
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • October 20 2011

Seven U.S. solar cell manufacturers, led by SolarWorld Industries America, filed antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions yesterday with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC


New trade agreements, renewed trade laws offer importexport opportunities to U.S. companies and relief to U.S. workers
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Colombia, Panama, South Korea, USA
  • October 26 2011

Under the Korea-U.S. FTA (KORUS), almost 95 percent of trade between the United States and South Korea in consumer and industrial products will become duty-free within five years of implementation, with most remaining tariffs eliminated within 10 years


Three new trade remedy petitions filed: wind turbine towers, residential clothes washing machines and steel garment hangers
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On the last two business days of 2011, three trade remedy petitions were filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission seeking antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) relief


U.S. Appeals Court rules no countervailing duty (anti-subsidy) cases against non-market economy countries like China
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

On December 19, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that U.S. law does not permit countervailing duty (CVD) (anti-subsidy) cases against imports from non-market economy (NME) countries like China


U.S. companies gain easier access to FTZs under revised regulations
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

Foreign-trade zones (FTZs) allow companies to delay, reduce or eliminate import duty payment on foreign merchandise through special U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) procedures