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United States condemns Argentina’s and Indonesia’s import trade restrictions
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Argentina, Indonesia, USA
  • June 26 2012

The United States recently criticized Argentina and Indonesia for their import restrictions on U.S. and other foreign imports


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


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. 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


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. 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 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"


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. 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