David Kleimann

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David Kleimann is a researcher of international and EU trade law and policy at the Law Department of the European University Institute in Florence and the Law Faculty of the University of Passau. Twitter: @david.kleimann

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Back to the Lawless Jungle? The Vulnerability of EU Anti-Dumping Measures against China after December 2016

In a previous post, I argued that the European Union would violate its WTO obligations under the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement (ADA) if EU anti-dumping investigators will continue to apply ‘non-market economy’ (NME) treatment of Chinese exports in AD investigations under the EU Anti-Dumping Regulation (ADR) after December 11, 2016. It is on that day that…

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Conferring ‘Market Economy Status’ to China in the EU – A Mission Impossible?

On May 9 of this year, the German and French ministries responsible for trade and economic affairs posted a joint letter to EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström. The document outlines “Common Core Demands from Germany and France on modernizing Trade Defence Instruments (TDI) of the European Union”. Among others, it requests that “the EU must further explore…

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