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USTR: GATT provides the basis for treating China as a non-market economy

November 30, 2017
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has for the first time advanced a detailed legal argument for why it believes World Trade Organization rules allow the U.S. to continue treating China as a non-market economy in antidumping cases. The basis for USTR’s claim is that Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade -- and not China’s WTO Protocol of Accession -- provides the authority for countries to reject prices and costs in antidumping cases if those...


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