Tag Archives: countervailing duties

Why No One Should Take the ‘China Currency Manipulation Bill’ Seriously

July 21, 2010

The U.S. House plans to debate legislation authorizing trade sanctions against China for currency manipulation. It’s an election year, and useless posturing is to be expected.

The Curious Case of Anshan Steel & the Space-Age Rebar Technology

July 7, 2010

Sneaky Chinese investors are trying to infiltrate the U.S. steel industry via a Mississippi factory. Will Congress save the day before valuable rebar technology falls into the wrong hands?

Once Upon A Time: Looking for a U.S.-China Trade Narrative

April 26, 2010

Once in a while, it’s fun to look at headlines and themes of international trade stories without getting into the substance. Call it light reading for the weekend in an area that is usually boring and overly techno-legal for most folks. A recent series of decisions made by Beijing and Washington easily lend themselves to […]