At the September 19 meeting of the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body, several WTO disputes involving China were on the agenda, one involving an appeal, one implementation, and another the systemic implications of a prior ruling.
The Mexican government announced last month that it will raise tariff rates for a number
In a WTO consultations request from last week that was made public yesterday, China has
Over the first half of September, China's customs agency made several announcements that will impact
Last week, Beijing announced that it will sanction two U.S. companies -- Northrop Grumman
The China-Japan trade dispute that has resulted from Japan's discharge of treated radioactive wastewater has
Speaking at an event during the WTO public forum last week, Singapore Management University law
Exclusive Interview: Africa’s Perspective on China Trade, Investment, and Lending
Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Africa this week, meeting with President of South Africa Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa and co-chairing
“we're retreating ... from the rule of law, returning to the rule of power.”
Exclusive Interview with Former WTO Appellate Body Chairman James Bacchus: National Security, Tech War, and the WTO
"I would certainly strongly advise the United States to abandon this notion that it is the sole judge of the meaning of Article XXI."
Last week, the General Court of the Court of Justice of the EU issued judgements
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The China-Japan trade dispute that has resulted from Japan's discharge of treated radioactive wastewater has not yet developed into a formal WTO dispute, but there have been some new developments
As CTM reported in early May, at the May 2 meeting of the WTO's Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, a number of issues were raised by other WTO Members
Pursuant to Article 16.4 of the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement, China recently provided its semi-annual report of its anti-dumping actions, covering the period January 1 – June 30, 2023.
Last week, China notified the WTO of its emergency restrictions on Japanese aquatic products based on Japan's discharge of treated radioactive water, and Japan has now raised objections at the
Chinese Laws & Cases
Over the first half of September, China's customs agency made several announcements that will impact trade in beef and dairy products.
Last week, Beijing announced that it will sanction two U.S. companies -- Northrop Grumman and a Lockheed Martin unit -- over their arms sales to Taiwan. But experts pointed
The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress reviewed and passed its first Law on Foreign State Immunity. Chinese officials argued that the law provides more protection for
Last month, the Beijing government issued a ruling that imposes a US$1.5 million penalty on due-diligence firm Mintz, and provided some details on the legal reasoning behind the
Foreign Laws & Cases
Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has introduced a bill that would use Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) as leverage to deter Chinese coercion and military aggression against Taiwan.
A Chinese company and its subsidiaries have filed a complaint in U.S. federal court challenging a U.S. government decision to include them on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention
In a lawsuit against a Florida law that restricts real estate purchases by certain people of Chinese origin, a federal judge in Florida has rejected a request for a preliminary
In an opinion issued yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revoke the authority of