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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


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


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


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


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


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. 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


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


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