countervailing duty


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countervailing duty

n
(Economics) an extra import duty imposed by a country on certain imports, esp to prevent dumping or to counteract subsidies in the exporting country
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Noun1.countervailing duty - a duty imposed to offset subsidies by foreign governments
tariff, duty - a government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"
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Next steps: The Commerce Department will determine whether to initiate the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations within 20 days of today's filing of the petitions and the USITC will reach a preliminary determination of material injury or threat of material injury within 45 days of today's filing.
Today s decision, following as it does the decision by Commerce in late November in the countervailing duty investigation, confirms the USW s concern that imports from China not only are dumped, but also subsidized.
If Mexico and the United States agree to a suspension of the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, then they must submit their proposed agreement within 15 days of the preliminary antidumping determination, or by Nov.
The industry's Section 332 Fact-Finding Study is about to unveil its findings, countervailing duty laws have been introduced in both the House and Senate and an Association Health Plan initiative is gaining support throughout Congress.
I'm hopeful we could find a negotiated solution before that but, if it's litigated, it could be the end of 2004 before we see a reduction in anti-dumping and countervailing duty deposits.
unfair trade laws are inconsistent with the WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM Agreement), which the Panel determined C in certain instances C does not authorize the cumulative assessment in an injury analysis of imports that are subject to simultaneous antidumping and countervailing duty investigations.
countervailing duty laws and regulations regarding the application of facts available and the calculation of benefit.
antidumping and countervailing duty legislation is designed to mitigate the effects of unfair foreign pricing and trade distorting subsidies that result in the "dumping" of low-cost products.
At the same time, we re disappointed that the panel found that the United States breached WTO rules in 25 countervailing duty proceedings by failing to investigate an alleged overlap between antidumping and countervailing duties on Chinese imports.
I am writing to you to respectfully recommend a government-sponsored envoy process, or some form of government-sponsored negotiations, as a concurrent and separate process from the countervailing duty and anti-dumping petition submitted to the U.
Department of Commerce has issued affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty investigations of imports of plastic grocery and shopping bags (referred to as polyethylene retail carrier bags) from Indonesia and Vietnam and in the countervailing duty (anti-subsidy) investigation of plastic bags from Vietnam.