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China has submitted a communication to the WTO on "policy issues for dedicated multilateral discussions on border carbon adjustment," in which it raises a wide range of questions about these measures that it believes should be discussed by WTO Members, putting out a challenge to WTO Members such as the
U.S. Commerce Department Considering AD/CVD Rule Changes for Inaction on IP, Labor, Environment, Human Rights
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced proposed rule changes that would take into account "inaction" by foreign governments in a number of policy areas as part of the calculation of anti-dumping and countervailing duties.
During Chinese Premier Li Qiang's visit to Germany this week, the two sides agreed to collaborate on energy and environment, food security and debt issues. While both sides sent positive signals for continued economic engagement, they also used the opportunity to express concerns over the other sides' practices.
At the March 15 meeting of the WTO Committee on Trade and Environment (CTE), China presented its proposal for "dedicated multilateral discussions on the trade aspects and implications of certain environmental measures." According to a Geneva-based trade official, China said at the meeting that it would like to begin multilateral
Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would sanction certain Chinese distant water fishing fleets for various abuses, including their labor and environmental practices.
A report from yesterday indicates that the Biden administration is pressing the European Union to agree to a plan that would impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, from China and elsewhere, if it has high carbon emissions and constitutes "non-market" production leading to overcapacity. Such a plan, which