Tag: WTO dispute settlement

Reforming the WTO: EU Proposals

A consensus is developing among leading trading partners that the World Trade Organization needs reform, and needs it now, in part, to dissuade President Trump from carrying out his threat to pull the United States out of the organization. In a July 25

China Section 301: Tariffs Expand

The U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) investigation of China’s trade practices relating to intellectual property rights (IPR) and forced technology transfer under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 provided the president with a third opportunity to

Obama Administration Sets Up China Dispute for Trump Team

In the final days of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Trade Representative launched a new WTO challenge against China. It alleges that China provides subsidies to its aluminum producers contrary to its WTO obligations. Under WTO dispute settlement rules,