Section 301 Investigations
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Although U.S. imports of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) are practically non-existent right now, several members of Congress who focus on China issues are pushing the Biden administration to take action that they believe would help keep these EVs out of the market in the future. Their proposed method of
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.
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