NAFTA Chapter 19 Panel Follows WTO Appellate Body in Striking Down Zeroing
American Society of International Law Insight, Vol. 14, No. 29, September 23, 2010
Posted: 25 Sep 2010 Last revised: 24 Oct 2011
Date Written: August 27, 2010
This short note examines the 2010 decision by a panel constituted under Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement in ‘Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip In Coils From Mexico: Final Results of 2004/2005 Antidumping Review’. The case concerns the application of the so-called ‘zeroing’ methodology by the United States Department of Commerce. The note explores the relationship between the Panel decision and corresponding decisions in the World Trade Organization (WTO) concerning zeroing.
Keywords: WTO, NAFTA, trade, dumping, zeroing
JEL Classification: F10, F14, F15, K33
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