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Recent Measures Highlight Critical U.S. Sanctions and Export Controls Considerations for Chinese Companies

In recent months, the United States has implemented a number of high profile trade-related sanctions measures. While the new U.S. tariffs imposed on a variety of Chinese goods have received much attention in the media, the United States has also subjected Chinese companies to fines and other penalties for alleged violations of separate U.S. sanctions … Continue Reading

USTR Publishes List of Section 301 Tariffs on Certain Goods from China

On April 3, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published a list of products imported from China on which it recommended imposing 25 percent tariffs, in addition to any other existing tariffs on those goods. USTR issued this list in the context of an investigation conducted under section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, … Continue Reading

Export Controls Action by the U.S. Department of State Relating to H-1B Visa Holder

Between December 2009 and June 2010, a Chinese national and H-1B visa holder working at Microwave Engineering Corporation, a U.S. company located in Massachusetts, (Microwave) was provided with technical data which otherwise would have required a license from the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). Specifically, the technical data to which the … Continue Reading

New Tougher Rules for Chinese Antidumping Cases

A  series of new rules proposed and implemented by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) makes it tougher for Chinese companies to navigate antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) cases in the United States.  In particular, two of the most recent rules are likely to result in substantially higher AD rates in Chinese cases. 1.  … Continue Reading