Trade Remedies against China

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Review of Solar CVD Looks At Chinese Currency Undervaluation

In an administrative review for a U.S. countervailing duty order for imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells from China during 2019, the petitioners in the case alleged that Chinese currency undervaluation in this period constitutes a countervailable subsidy. The Department of Commerce (DOC) asked the Treasury Department for input

Two Provisional EU AD Measures Discuss Role of CCP in Company Management

Continuing its trend of looking at the role of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in company management when carrying out the normal value calculation in anti-dumping cases, the European Commission last week issued two decisions adopting provisional measures in which it examined this issue. One case involved imports of certain

U.S. Solar Companies Argue that Chinese Economic Coercion Justifies Keeping Identities Secret in AD/CVD Proceeding

As we described here, on August 16 a group of U.S. companies called the American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention (A-SMACC) filed anti-circumvention petitions related to AD/CVD orders that had been imposed in December 2012 on photovoltaic cells from China. The petitions relate to imports from Malaysia, Thailand,

EU Decision To Extend AD Duties on Wire Rod Discusses Role of CCP in Company Management

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

EU Anti-Dumping Decision on Aluminum Discusses Role of CCP in Company Management

The European Commission has adopted definitive anti-dumping measures on imports of flat-rolled aluminum products from China, but suspended their application temporarily for 9 months. The level of the anti-dumping duties ranges from 14.3% to 24.6%. One interesting aspect of the Commission's reasoning relates to the involvement of the
WTO

Document: U.S. and China Discuss WTO Panel Ruling on Safeguards at DSB Meeting

At the September 27 DSB meeting, China and the United States discussed the U.S. - Photovoltaic Safeguards (DS562) panel report. The case involves Chinese claims against a 2018 U.S. safeguard measure on crystalline silicon photovoltaic products. The WTO panel rejected various claims that the U.S. safeguard measure

USTR Asks for Comments on Possible Extension of Solar Safeguard Measure

As we described in two posts in August, the USITC is in the process of considering whether to extend the U.S. safeguard measure on crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) cells and modules after it expires on February 6, 2022. Now the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), on
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