JST offers this “trade tool box” to assist U.S. importers and exporters in understanding U.S. Trade Remedy laws.

The Trade Remedy Summary Table provides a comparative summary of the three principal trade remedy laws: antidumping and countervailing duties and global safeguards.

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AD/CVD Timeline: This table summarizes the key decision points in antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations and the timing of each of those decisions.
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AD/CVD Assessment Process: This chart graphically illustrates how the Department of Commerce administers AD/CVD orders through a system of administrative reviews to determine final duty assessment rates.
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Non-Market Economies: Under the U.S. antidumping laws there are special procedures applicable only to “non-market economies” (e.g., China and Vietnam). Here we provide a copy of the Commerce Department’s policy on establishing AD duty rates in NME cases, and copies of the “Separate Rate” applications referenced in that policy.

China Separate Rate Application & Required Supporting Documentation
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China Separate Rate Certification For Firms Previously Awarded Separate Rare Status
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Vietnam Separate Rate Application & Required Supporting Documentation
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Vietnam Separate Rate Certification For Firms Previously Awarded Separate Rare Status
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The Trade Remedy Reform Action Coalition (TRRAC) is a coalition of U.S. companies and associations that supports changing the U.S. system of assessing antidumping and countervailing duties to a “prospective” system, rather than the “retrospective” system currently in place. The materials here present the coalitions views on why a prospective system is a win/win policy that would both enhance the effectiveness and enforcement of the AD/CVD laws, and provide greater predictability for U.S. companies that depend on global supply chains to remain competitive.

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