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

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This report discusses World Trade Organization (WTO) safeguards provisions contained in Article XIX of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the Agreement on Safeguards; the WTO China-specific safeguard and how it differs from preexisting WTO provisions; authorities and procedures set out in Section 421 of the Trade Act of 1974; the International Trade Commission (ITC) determination and the President's decision to provide relief in the 2009 China tires case; and China's WTO case against the U.S. tire safeguard.

Creator(s): Grimmett, Jeanne J.
Location(s): China
Creation Date: August 24, 2012
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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: August 24, 2012
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China
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This report discusses World Trade Organization (WTO) safeguards provisions contained in Article XIX of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the Agreement on Safeguards; the WTO China-specific safeguard and how it differs from preexisting WTO provisions; authorities and procedures set out in Section 421 of the Trade Act of 1974; the International Trade Commission (ITC) determination and the President's decision to provide relief in the 2009 China tires case; and China's WTO case against the U.S. tire safeguard.

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35 pages.

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