CSUSTL SUBMITS COMMENTS ON NEGOTIATING OBJECTIVES FORA US-JAPAN TRADE AGREEMENT

THE COMMITTEE TO SUPPORT U.S. TRADE LAWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  (Washington, DC, November 26) -- The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) today submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in response to a 10/26/2018 solicitation requesting public comments on negotiating objectives for a US-Japan trade agreement concerning US … Continue reading CSUSTL SUBMITS COMMENTS ON NEGOTIATING OBJECTIVES FORA US-JAPAN TRADE AGREEMENT

CSUSTL APPLAUDS USCMA DUTY EVASION VERIFICATION PROCEDURE AS A MAJOR STEP FORWARD FOR DUTY ENFORCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  (Washington, DC, October 18) -- The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) welcomes provisions included in Chapter 10 of the United States, Mexico, Canada, Agreement (USMCA) creating new procedures to address circumvention and evasion of trade remedy orders. For almost a century, the United States (US) has promoted and employed America’s antidumping … Continue reading CSUSTL APPLAUDS USCMA DUTY EVASION VERIFICATION PROCEDURE AS A MAJOR STEP FORWARD FOR DUTY ENFORCEMENT

CSUSTL WELCOMES COMPLETION OF ‘USMCA’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Washington, DC, October 1) -- The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) welcomes the announcement by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer of the completion of talks on the new trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada (the USMCA).  It is a significant achievement.  We appreciate the hard work of … Continue reading CSUSTL WELCOMES COMPLETION OF ‘USMCA’

CSUSTL APPLAUDS “LONG OVERDUE” ELIMINATION OF CHAPTER 19 PANELS IN US/MEXICO TRADE PACT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   (Washington, DC, August 29) -- The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) applauds the announcement by United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer that the United States and Mexico have agreed to eliminate Chapter 19 of the original NAFTA from their announced bilateral trade pact.  USTR Lighthizer is to be … Continue reading CSUSTL APPLAUDS “LONG OVERDUE” ELIMINATION OF CHAPTER 19 PANELS IN US/MEXICO TRADE PACT

New CSUSTL President Announced

FOR RELEASE: WASHINGTON DC, July 6, 2018 – The Committee To Support US Trade Laws (CSUSTL) today announced that its Executive Board has named Mark Benedict as the group’s next President, effective July 1.  Benedict succeeds Tom Sneeringer, who retired as of June 30.  Sneeringer was recognized for his exceptional services to CSUSTL by its membership … Continue reading New CSUSTL President Announced

Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws Strongly Opposes Senate Bill to Suspend/Intervene AD/CVD Case

(Washington, DC, May 14, 2018) – The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) today expressed alarm at the introduction of the Senate bill entitled the “Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of 2018” (PRINT Act). The bill proposes to suspend an active case seeking a remedy for unfair trade practices and to interject … Continue reading Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws Strongly Opposes Senate Bill to Suspend/Intervene AD/CVD Case

CSUSTL Applauds WTO Dispute Panel Ruling in Case Involving Coated Paper from Indonesia

(Washington, DC, December 7) – The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) today applauded the decision by a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel upholding determinations by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC) which led to the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of certain coated paper … Continue reading CSUSTL Applauds WTO Dispute Panel Ruling in Case Involving Coated Paper from Indonesia

CSUSTL Welcomes Commerce Department’s Confirmation of China’s Non-Market Economy Status

(Washington, DC, October 31, 2017) – The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) welcomes and applauds the determination issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) that China’s economy should continue to be properly treated as a “Non-Market Economy” (NME) for purposes of calculating antidumping margins. The determination comes in the context of a … Continue reading CSUSTL Welcomes Commerce Department’s Confirmation of China’s Non-Market Economy Status

Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws Calls for Strengthened State Enterprise Rules in NAFTA Renegotiation

(Washington, DC, September 21) – The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (“CSUSTL”) supports strong, comprehensive, and enforceable rules governing the conduct of state-owned and -controlled enterprises (“state enterprises”). Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) provides an important opportunity for the U.S. and its NAFTA partners to implement state enterprise rules that … Continue reading Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws Calls for Strengthened State Enterprise Rules in NAFTA Renegotiation

The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws Calls for Including Currency Discipline in NAFTA talks. Renews Call for Treatment as Countervailable Subsidy

Currency Manipulation Distorts International Trade, Threatens the International Financial System and Unlawfully Subsidizes Exporters (Washington, DC, September 21, 2017) The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) continues to be deeply concerned about foreign government manipulation of currency values and the absence of an enforceable and effective discipline to address it. “Undervalued exchange rates discriminate against U.S. … Continue reading The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws Calls for Including Currency Discipline in NAFTA talks. Renews Call for Treatment as Countervailable Subsidy