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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. 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


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. 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


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


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


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. 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