Ground Zero in the Trade Wars
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
May 2007
The article describes the World Trade Organization Appellate Body's ruling that the United States cannot employ the practice of zeroing when calculating duties on foreign products dumped in the U.S. market. The author argues that the ruling against zeroing threatens U.S. jobs and jeopardizes both the advancement of international trade negotiations in the Doha Round and Congress' willingness to renew trade promotion authority.