This past week's CTM pieces covered Chinese trade remedies and Chinese actions related to food imports, copyright and anti-trust, as well as new trade related developments between China and some Arab states; speeches by Biden administration officials on the Phase
Republican Congressman Randy Weber of Texas has introduced H.R. 6391, the U.S. Leadership
On January 6, China's Ministry of Commerce issued its final anti-dumping and countervailing duty rulings
The Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs is in a week-long series of meetings with a
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai spoke today at an event hosted by The Institute
Canada and Taiwan have announced that they are exploring the possibility of a foreign investment
China's trade remedy bureau recently announced that it would start an expiry review of anti-dumping
Canada and Taiwan To Discuss Foreign Investment Agreement
Canada and Taiwan have announced that they are exploring the possibility of a foreign investment agreement, which would liberalize restrictions
As part of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act for 2020 (the annual U.
China issued its first White Paper on its export control system, providing a full picture
China Trade Experts Offer Thoughts on EU Anti-Dumping Rulings Related to the Role of the CCP in Company Governance
Previously, we reported that the European Commission has discussed the role of the Chinese Communist
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WTO General Council Meeting in October Shows Continuing Conflict Over Appointment of Taiwanese Chair of GPA Committee
In October, we reported that at the October 7-8 General Council meeting, the United States put forward a "Room Document" (RD/GC/16) in support of the appointment of Ms
At a WTO meeting of the Council for Trade in Services on October 22, 2021, Japan and the U.S. put China's cybersecurity measures on the agenda. These two Members,
On December 22, the WTO circulated the question and answer part of China's Trade Policy Review. The full document is 562 pages and contains hundreds of questions and answers, so
In a WTO complaint by Australia against Chinese anti-dumping duties on Australian wine (DS602), China and Australia have agreed to procedures for using an alternative mechanism for a potential appeal
Chinese Laws & Cases
China recently announced that it would start allowing imports of Rwandan stevia and additional beef products from Belarus, starting immediately.
On January 5, China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) issued 13 administrative decisions to fine tech companies, including Tencent and Alibaba, for violating anti-monopoly laws by not declaring a
As we entered 2022 last week, several new Chinese policies came into force at the start of the New Year, covering tariffs, trade rules, and investment.
Yesterday, China updated its Measures on Cybersecurity Review. The update will replace the current rules and serve as the legal basis for ongoing and future cybersecurity reviews. The new rules
Foreign Laws & Cases
Republican Congressman Randy Weber of Texas has introduced H.R. 6391, the U.S. Leadership in Space Act of 2021. The legislation has several sections that specifically address competition with
Government Contractors Agree To Pay Close to $1 Million to U.S. Government To Resolve Allegations They Illegally Used Chinese Containers and Steel
The U.S. federal government reached a settlement last week with two government contractors accused of fraudulently using Chinese containers and steel in their contracts with the Department of Defense.
As part of the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act for 2020 (the annual U.S. defense spending bill), which became law on December 20, 2019, there was a provision
In the $768 billion U.S. defense spending bill that Congress recently passed (National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022, H.R.4350), there is a provision that prohibits