There’s a lot going on here. Here are three different ways to approach this dispute.
If this trade case ended today, everyone would be happy. But there’s a good chance that Act II will involve additional duties.
It’s an election year, so no surprise that the U.S. Congress is acting with uncharacteristic speed to amend a law allowing for the imposition of duties to Chinese imports.
Chinese exporters are basking in the news that they will no longer be subject to both anti-dumping and countervailing duties in the US. Famous last words.
The U.S. and China have been battling over the chicken trade since Bird Flu broke out. The latest anti-dumping dispute is now going to the WTO.
It’s no accident that RMB-based trade complaints have thus far been quietly buried by the U.S. government.
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.
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 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…