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Anti-Dumping Duties Imposed on Certain Steel Pipe Imports

April 2, 2019:  The US International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that certain large OD welded steel pipe imports are being sold at less than market value in the United States.  As such, the Commerce Department will issue: antidumping duty orders on imports of LDW carbon and alloy steel line pipe from Canada, Greece, Korea, and […]

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Anti-dumping
China
Commerce Department
Global Trade
Investigations
ITC

New Anti-Dumping Duties: Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China

Last week, March 20, 2019, the USITC issued a notice of its determination that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of cast iron soil pipe from China; the U.S. Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) has determined these imports are subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value. As […]

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Anti-dumping
China
Freshly Brewed
Global Trade
Investigations
ITC

USITC Dumping Determination: Chinese Alloy Aluminum Sheet

January 31, 2019: The USITC issued a determination today, noting that the US industry is materially injured by reason of imports of common alloys aluminum sheet from China. The Commerce Department found this import is sold at less than fair value into the US market and is subsidized by the Chinese government. This is a […]

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Anti-dumping
China
Global Trade
Investigations
ITC

USITC Dumping Determination: Welded Pipe from India and China

1/30/2019: The USITC issued a determination that the US industry is materially injured by imports of carbon and alloy (other than stainless) steel large OD welded line pipe from India and China. The Commission also determined material injury to the domestic industry by virtue of imports of Chinese large OD carbon and alloy (other than […]

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Global Trade
Investigations

#USTR Annual IP #Trade Barriers Review is Underway

Each year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) conducts a Special 301 review to “identify countries that deny adequate and effective protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) or deny fair and equitable market access to US persons who rely on intellectual property protection.  Based on this review, the USTR determines if any […]

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Anti-Corruption
China
Freshly Brewed
Global Trade
Investigations

US Expected to Push for Huawei CFO Extradition from Canada

As has been reported earlier, Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei CFO, was detained last month (December 1) in Vancouver on suspicion of US Iran sanctions violations.  The US has 60 days to file an extradition request, which is fast approaching.  Her detention caused deterioration of Canada-China and US-China relations and in particular, several Canadian citizens in China […]

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Anti-Corruption
Freshly Brewed
Investigations

WHO Launches Investigation Following Whistleblower Emails

The World Health Organization started an investigation into alleged corruption and race discrimination, following the receipt of several emails from anonymous whistleblowers alleging the same. Some of the emails that were obtained by The Associated Press claimed that the organization suffers from racism and that some funds intended for Ebola treatment were spent on other […]

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EU
Freshly Brewed
Investigations

Deutsche Bank Linked to a “Cum-Ex” Tax Scheme

Reuters reported earlier today that German Deutsche Bank was linked to a so-called “Cum-Ex” tax rebate scheme, which, together with several other global banks cost the state 5.6B Euros in rebates that should not have been paid.  The Bank hired the law firm Freshfields to conduct an internal investigation to understand its involvement in cum-ex […]

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Anti-dumping
China
Freshly Brewed
Global Trade
Investigations
ITC

USITC: Anti-Dumping on Chinese and Indian Welded Pipe

Dec. 6, 2018: The USITC voted on Chinese large diameter welded (LDW) pipe from China and India.  The products that were voted on were as follows: LDW carbon and alloy steel line pipe (line pipe):  The Commission made an affirmative determination in its AD duty investigation of line pipe from China.  The Commission made affirmative determinations […]

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Anti-dumping
China
Freshly Brewed
Global Trade
Investigations
ITC

USITC: Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from China Injures U.S. Industry

Dec. 7, 2018:  The USITC determined that common alloy aluminum sheet from China that is imported into the US causes injury to the US industry. The Commerce Department determined that the product is subsidized and sold in the US at less than fair value. As a result of this determination, the Commerce Department will issue AD and CV […]

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