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Unions implore USTR to open Section 301 probe of Chinese shipbuilding practices

March 12, 2024 at 1:19 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative should take “all appropriate and feasible” steps to combat unfair policies that allow China to dominate global shipbuilding, a group of major unions charged on Tuesday in a petition urging actions under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. Such actions should include a fee charged to every Chinese-built ship that docks at a U.S. port, they say. The unions, led by United Steelworkers, open their lengthy petition by declaring that the...

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