Monthly Archives: June 2018

Anti-Dumping Alert: Certain Copper Pipe Fittings (Vietnam)

In CBSA Investigation CPF2 2017 IN, the CBSA concluded that certain copper pipe fittings were being dumped and duties were imposed. 

European rebalancing rules against US tariff measures on steel and aluminium. Entry into force on 22 June 2018

As a reminder, these measures follow the US Administration decision on 30th May 2018 to impose additional duties on imports of European steel and aluminium, in particular those in the steel and aluminium sectors. The European Commission adopted on 16 May 2018 Regulation 2018/724 on certain commercial policy measures concerning certain products originating in the United […]
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After five years of negotiations, modernizing trade defense instruments Regulation comes into force on June 8, 2018

June 11th, by Dimana Todorova  Since a 2013 proposal from the European Commission, the EU intended to update its trade defense legislation but the talks have been stalled for more than three years in the Council. On December 5, 2017, an informal agreement was finally reached by Parliament’s negotiating team and the European ministers in […]
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US imposition of additional tariffs on steel and aluminum: Canadian and European responses

June, 7th, by  Dimana Todorova and John Reiterowski Canada and the European Union will pursue their rights within the WTO Dispute Settlement Body in addition to adopting their own retaliatory measures.  As a reminder, on March 8, the United States adopted additional tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminum products, effective March 23, 2018, for an […]
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