Trade Remedy Laws

68 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2005

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Alan Sykes

Stanford University - Law School

Date Written: April 2005


This paper is a preliminary draft of a chapter for eventual inclusion in the Handbook of International Economic Law, edited by Andrew T. Guzman and Alan O. Sykes, forthcoming from Edward Elgar Publishing. The chapter is a survey of the law and economics of trade remedy laws, including safeguard actions, antidumping law, and countervailing duty law. It lays out the central legal obligations of the WTO in each subject area, and carefully reviews the pertinent economic commentary, both positive and normative.

Keywords: WTO, international trade, GATT, ADA, SCMA

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Sykes, Alan, Trade Remedy Laws (April 2005). Available at SSRN: or

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