Estados Unidos - Medidas adoptadas sobre las Importaciones de Acero y Aluminio conforme a la Sección 232 de su Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Caso de Estudio) (United States – Measures Adopted on Steel and Aluminum Imports Pursuant to Section 232 Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Study Case))

19 Pages Posted: 1 Jul 2019

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Luis C. Ramírez

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Date Written: May 10, 2019

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: Este caso de estudio describe y discute las principales características e implicaciones de las medidas restrictivas del comercio recientemente aplicadas por Estados Unidos al amparo de las excepciones de seguridad contenidas en su legislación de comercio internacional. A tales efectos, tras describir los elementos de contexto del caso en la introducción, el documento analiza 1) las medidas adoptadas, su diseño y alcance; discute la 2) naturaleza jurídica y características de las normas de la Sección 232; revisa la 3) legalidad de las medidas; examina los 4) desarrollos recientes relativos al caso y formula las principales 5) conclusiones sobre el caso.

English Abstract: This study case describes and discusses the main features and implications of the trade restrictive measures recently adopted by the United States when invoking security exceptions as enshrined in its international trade legislation. To that end, upon the description of this case’s context elements in its introductory part, this paper further analyzes 1) the measures at issue, their design and scope; discusses the 2) legal nature and main characteristics of the 232 Section provisions; assesses the 3) lawfulness of the measures; reviews the 4) recent case-related developments and draws the relevant 5) conclusions.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Keywords: Section 232, security exceptions, safeguards, steel, aluminum, WTO disputes

JEL Classification: K33, F13, F52, F53

Suggested Citation

Ramírez Martínez, Luis Carlos, Estados Unidos - Medidas adoptadas sobre las Importaciones de Acero y Aluminio conforme a la Sección 232 de su Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Caso de Estudio) (United States – Measures Adopted on Steel and Aluminum Imports Pursuant to Section 232 Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Study Case)) (May 10, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3408805 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3408805

Luis Carlos Ramírez Martínez (Contact Author)

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy ( email )

Medford, MA 02155
United States
+18572538999 +573173754463 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.linkedin.com/in/luiscarlosramirezmartinez22/

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