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In brief: Russia appeals WTO ruling on commercial vehicle duties

  Russia has appealed against a January 2017 WTO dispute settlement ruling indicting it for not following the rulebook in applying trade defence duties ...| Click here to read more

Updated: Commission to decide alone on solar panel duty compromise

  The EU Commission is set to act alone in a disputed solar panel antidumping case after appeals committee puts case in limbo.   EU member states ...| Click here to read more

In brief: Indonesia files appeal against WTO ‘fatty alcohol’ ruling

  Jakarta is not happy with a WTO dispute settlement body ruling that largely rebuffed a case it brought against the EU for applying antidumping duties ...| Click here to read more

In brief: Commission softens trade defence measures on Chinese solar panels

  The Commission is proposing to reduce the time it wishes to extend exiting antidumping duties and anti-subsidy price measures targeting Chines solar ...| Click here to read more

Cecilia Malmström chides China for its protectionism

  EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström has not minced her words in a speech in Brussels on Monday (6 February 2017) at a business meeting ahead of t ...| Click here to read more

In brief: Russia challenges EU antidumping duties on steel at WTO

Russia has requested WTO consultations with the EU last Friday on European anti-dumping duties imposed on imports of certain cold-rolled flat steel products ...| Click here to read more

Panel finds Russian antidumping duties on EU vans WTO incompatible

  The dispute settlement body of the World Trade Organization has found Russia’s antidumping duties imposed on light commercial vehicles from Germany a ...| Click here to read more

EU to extend trade defence measures against Chinese solar cells for two years

The EU is expected to renew antidumping measures and a ‘price undertaking’ in place since 2013 on solar panel cells from China on Thursday (26 J ...| Click here to read more

Maurel: People need to be convinced trade policy is a positive vehicle for change

French MEP Emmanuel Maurel Emmanuel Maurel is the French MEP (S&D) who orchestrated a ‘counter-consultation’ on granting China market economy status in ...| Click here to read more

EU initiated record number of trade defence investigations in 2016

Freshly released trade defence statistics show that the EU Commission has launched a record number of new antidumping and anti-subsidy investigations in 201 ...| Click here to read more

Trade defence : Textile group flags uncertainty created by planned new rules – in ...

  As the EU prepares to wrap up its trade defence reforms in the aftermath of China’s expected treatment as a market economy in antidumping cases, Eura ...| Click here to read more

What’s in the EU trade policy diary in 2017

2017 is shaping up to become a rocky year for trade agreement ratifications in the EU.   This year’s trade policy will be dominated by the uncertainty ...| Click here to read more

INTERVIEW: “Brussels must show it has earned trust that it will deal with fundamen...

In this interview with EU Trade Insights, Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) and a leading auth ...| Click here to read more

Commission launches review to bring EU biodiesel duties into conformity with WTO r...

The European Commission has launched a review of the anti-dumping measures in force on imports of biodiesel originating in Argentina and Indonesia. A decisi ...| Click here to read more

WTO sides with EU in fatty alcohols dispute with Indonesia

The World Trade Organisation’s dispute settlement body (DSB) has sided with the EU in a dispute with Indonesia over anti-dumping duties imposed on imports o ...| Click here to read more

US appeals WTO ruling on tax breaks for Boeing

As expected, the US has appealed the latest ruling of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that found the US$5.7 billion-worth of tax breaks provided by Washi ...| Click here to read more

WTO panel set up to rule on EU’s cost adjustment methodology

Following a second Russian request, the World Trade Organisation’s dispute settlement body (DSB) agreed, on 16 December, to establish a panel to examine the ...| Click here to read more

Slovak Presidency strikes deal on reform of EU’s trade defence system

After hours of technical talks and political wrangling, EU Ambassadors (Coreper) have struck a landmark deal on reform of the EU’s Trade Defence Instruments ...| Click here to read more

China hits EU, US with WTO complaint over their price comparison methodologies

A day after the partial expiry of China’s WTO accession protocol on 11 December, Beijing filed a WTO complaint against the US and the EU over their price co ...| Click here to read more

EU opens anti-dumping probe into imports of cast iron articles from China and Indi...

The European Commission has launched an anti-dumping probe into imports of certain cast iron articles from China and India. A decision to this end was publi ...| Click here to read more