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WTO Subsidies Committee Meeting Discusses Chinese Industrial Subsidies, Overcapacity, and Transparency
At a recent WTO meeting, a number of countries pressed China on issues related to industrial subsidies, overcapacity, and transparency.
Last week, we reported on the audit of Chinese-owned UK steel companies that is required as part of the U.S.-UK Section 232 tariff agreement. In this piece we take a closer look at the details of this audit as set out in the parties' Joint Statement, including the
A recent resolution of a U.S.-UK trade dispute over steel and aluminum tariffs will lead to an audit of the financial records of a Chinese-owned UK steel company, in order to "assess influence from the People’s Republic of China government."
In late June, the European Commission provided notice that it would be extending for three additional years the safeguard measure in place on imports of certain steel products. In response to this extension, China requested consultations under Article 12.3 of the Safeguards Agreement. China and the EU held consultations
Following a request by the domestic industry for an expiry review of an existing anti-dumping measure, the European Commission has decided to extend definitive anti-dumping measures on imports of wire rod steel products from China. One interesting aspect of the Commission's reasoning relates to the involvement of the Chinese Communist
A WTO panel was established on September 27 to hear a complaint brought by Japan over China's anti-dumping (AD) duties on stainless steel products. The panel has not been composed yet. This piece sets out some key claims made by Japan in its panel request, as well as some parts
On July 29, China announced that it would again adjust the export tariffs for certain steel products (including ferrochrome and high-purity pig iron), and cancel export tax rebates for some steel products (including cold-rolled products and hot-dipped galvanized coil). The decisions were announced through two separate notices and will take