Trade Remedy/Enforcement

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released on March 29, 2024, its annual National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE Report) that addresses the status of foreign trade and investment barriers to U.S. exports worldwide. This is the U.S. government’s major annual report on the barriers to U.S. exports of goods

On March 18, 2024, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a final rule to implement procedures to investigate claims of evasion of antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) orders in accordance with Title IV of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (known as the Enforce and Protect Act or EAPA). This final

On May 9, 2023, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) published proposed rules (“Proposed Rules”) to amend certain areas in its antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) regulations to “enhance, improve, and strengthen its enforcement of trade remedies.” Interested parties may submit comments by July 10, 2023.

Commerce’s Proposed Rules cover 22 different topics that

On April 24, 2023, plaintiffs in an ongoing challenge at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit filed a Petition for Rehearing En Banc of their argument that former President Donald Trump improperly imposed additional Section 232 national security tariffs on derivatives of certain imported steel articles. In their petition for consideration by

In multiple petitions filed on January 18, 2023, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (collectively, “the Petitioners”) requested the imposition of antidumping duties on U.S. imports of certain tin- and chromium-coated steel sheet products (“tin mill products”) from Canada, China, Germany, Netherlands

On November 10, 2022, the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) announced that it was revoking Russia’s status as a market economy (ME) and reclassifying the country as a non-market economy (NME) for any antidumping (AD) proceeding. In announcing this determination, the ITA noted that Russia’s market-oriented economic reforms “have notably and significantly backtracked.”

In an October 12, 2022 petition, the Coalition of Domestic Folder Manufacturers (“Coalition”) alleged that paper file folder imports from China, India and Vietnam are being sold in the United States at less than fair market value with dumping rates as high as 236% and that paper file folder imports from India are benefitting from