If the TRA finds that injury is being caused as a result of these practices, it can impose measures on foreign imports to 'level the playing field', usually in the form of additional duties.
TRA is also conducting numerous transition reviews of trade remedies measures
that were adopted from the EU to assess whether they are appropriate for the
domestic market. Following the reviews, the TRA will recommend to the
Secretary of State for International Trade that the measures are either varied
UK legal framework, the operational practices of the TRA, and the transition
review system are all entirely new and unfamiliar for both UK manufacturers and
foreign producers and exporters.
Why choose our Trade Remedies lawyers?
Fieldfisher is able
to offer specialist insight into how trade remedies investigations are
conducted and the TRA's assessments under this new legal framework. We are able to
provide pragmatic and cost-effective advice on ensuring the best review outcome
for our clients.
We offer clients our knowledge and expertise to:
Make robust applications for new investigations into allegations of dumping, countervailable subsidies and unforeseen surges in imports, as well as for reviews of existing measures.
Navigate trade remedies investigations and reviews, including strategy-setting, active participation throughout, and effective engagement with the TRA and other parties to maximise the prospect of achieving the outcome sought.
Challenge decisions of the TRA and the Secretary of State for International Trade including through reconsiderations, appeals and judicial review.
We have advised a variety of different industries on the full range of EU trade remedies measures and are already advising industry on the operation of the new UK regime, including some of the first applications for new trade remedies investigations to the TRA.
Notable deals and highlights include:
advised many EU sectors on the implementation of the new EU methodology used to
calculate dumping for imports from non-market economies and the modernisation
of the EU's trade defence instruments.
assisted EU industries in re-establishing and maintaining a level playing field
on the EU market through EU trade defence measures, including bicycles and
e-bikes, electronics, steel and ferrous metals; aluminium, glass fibres, paper,
and solar panels, and various products of the chemicals and plastics
supported EU industries to obtain fair market access in third countries in the
face of unfair border or behind-the-border measures, including Australia,
China, India and Turkey.
assisted companies in addressing market access and other trade issues related
to intellectual property rights, product safety and other product or
Latest trade remedies news and views
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