Section 301 Investigations
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Senator Cotton Pushes USTR for New Section 301 Investigation on China Trade Practices
Last week, Republican Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai pressing for a new Section 301 investigation on Chinese economic practices, an action which has been rumored for several months but has not yet been initiated.
Possible New Section 301 Investigation and China's Response
Last Friday, a number of media reports suggested that the Biden administration was considering opening a Section 301 investigation into China's industrial subsidies (see Bloomberg [https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-10/biden-team-weighs-china-trade-probe-in-bid-to-pressure-beijing] , Financial Times [https://www.ft.com/content/76dd1430-bd4b-4f6f-954a-40ab0d636e74], Wall Street Journal [https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-administration-takes-aim-at-chinas-industrial-subsidies-1163129