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.

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Grimmett, Jeanne J. January 31, 2011.

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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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  • January 31, 2011

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Grimmett, Jeanne J. Chinese Tire Imports: Section 421 Safeguards and the World Trade Organization (WTO), report, January 31, 2011; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc103067/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.