Chinese Tire Imports: Section 421 Safeguards and the World Trade Organization (WTO)

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This report covers the Chinese-filed World Trade Organization (WTO) complaint against the U.S. over Section 421 of the Trade Acts of 1941, which has been renewed several times since. Section 421 authorizes the President to impose safeguards—that is, temporary measures such as import surcharges or quotas—on Chinese goods if domestic market disruption is found.

Creator(s): Grimmett, Jeanne J.
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Creation Date: January 31, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Grimmett, Jeanne J.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 31, 2011
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China
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This report covers the Chinese-filed World Trade Organization (WTO) complaint against the U.S. over Section 421 of the Trade Acts of 1941, which has been renewed several times since. Section 421 authorizes the President to impose safeguards—that is, temporary measures such as import surcharges or quotas—on Chinese goods if domestic market disruption is found.

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29 pages.

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