CSUSTL Voices Serious Concerns Over WTO Appellate Body Decision in India – Hot Rolled Steel Dispute

Press Release – December 8th, 2014 (Washington, D.C) – The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL), a broad coalition committed to preserving the U.S. unfair trade laws, expressed serious concerns regarding the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body report issued today in India’s challenge of a U.S. countervailing duty order on certain hot-rolled carbon … Continue reading CSUSTL Voices Serious Concerns Over WTO Appellate Body Decision in India – Hot Rolled Steel Dispute

Article Examines Issues with WTO Appellate Body Decision-Making

An article by Stewart and Stewart’s Terence P. Stewart and recently published in the Global Trade and Customs Journal examines an increasing awareness and recognition of the often problematic decision-making of the World Trade Organization’s (“WTO”) Appellate Body. Critics – including former trade negotiators, GATT/WTO personnel, and even a member of the Appellate Body, itself – … Continue reading Article Examines Issues with WTO Appellate Body Decision-Making

CSUSTL Urges Obama Administration to Seek Rebalancing of WTO Rules Negotiations

The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (“CSUSTL”), an organization representing American companies and workers that are concerned about the effective enforcement of U.S. trade laws, has closely followed developments in the Rules negotiations taking place as part of the Doha Development Round (“Doha Round”) within the World Trade Organization (“WTO”).  To date, those talks … Continue reading CSUSTL Urges Obama Administration to Seek Rebalancing of WTO Rules Negotiations

CSUSTL Comments to USTR on WTO Proceeding Regarding U.S. — Definitive AD/CVD Duties on Products from China

(Washington, DC) December 12, 2008 – CSUSTL today filed written comments with the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) urging the U.S. government to vigorously defend its interests before the World Trade Organization in a dispute settlement proceeding brought by China against the United States.  China has requested the establishment of a dispute settlement panel in … Continue reading CSUSTL Comments to USTR on WTO Proceeding Regarding U.S. — Definitive AD/CVD Duties on Products from China

CSUSTL Criticizes WTO Appellate Body of Overreaching in U.S.-Japan ‘Zeroing’ Dispute

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – A broad U.S. coalition committed to preserving U.S. trade laws strongly objected to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body report issued today in Japan’s challenge of a U.S. antidumping calculation methodology known as “zeroing.” “This decision is outrageous, though hardly surprising,” stated David A. Hartquist, Executive Director of the … Continue reading CSUSTL Criticizes WTO Appellate Body of Overreaching in U.S.-Japan ‘Zeroing’ Dispute