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International trade & customs update: Treasury adds Iraq to list of boycotting countries
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Iraq, USA
  • August 22 2012

In a Federal Register notice issued August 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury added Iraq to the list of countries that request U.S. companies to participate or agree to participate in boycotts prohibited under U.S. law


New law effectively overturns decision barring CVD cases against NME countries
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2012

On March 13, 2012, President Obama signed legislation that allows the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) to impose countervailing duties (CVDs) on imports from China and other non-market economy (NME) countries


International trade and customs update: U.S. deals with EU and Japan on “zeroing” practice herald significant changes in margin calculations for antidumping duty reviews
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • European Union, Japan, USA
  • February 15 2012

The United States last week entered separate deals with the European Union and Japan to settle their successful World Trade Organization legal challenges to the U.S. antidumping duty practice known as "zeroing"


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


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


Pending USTR review of duty preference program presents opportunities and risks
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On July 30, 2012, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced its review of the popular Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) duty preference program for 2012


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


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


Brazil initiates antidumping proceedings on U.S. steel products
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Brazil, USA
  • April 13 2012

The Brazilian government has initiated an antidumping investigation on flat-rolled austenitic and stainless steels


U.S. film industry gains increased access to China’s market
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • February 23 2012

The U.S. film industry is poised to gain a significant amount of business in China as a result of China's recent decision to eliminate measures restricting imports of foreign films