How Companies Can Benefit from the EU’s Reform of Trade Defence Instruments including Proposed Changes to Lesser Duty

October 11, 2016 10:45am

James Kenneth Lockett
VP, Head of Trade Facilitation and Market Access
Huawei (China)

Stephen Johnson
Economic Advisor, Trade Policy Unit International, Trade and Export Control, Directorate
Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (UK)

  • Goals of the EU’s Reform of Trade Defence Measures; transparency, effectiveness and enforcement: what real-life impact will these have on EU producers and users
  • Where the Reform is now: What’s changed since the initial 2013 proposal
  • Anticipated changes to the ‘lesser duty’ rule post Reform
  • Lessons learned from the 2003 Reform and the recent Argentinian Biodiesel ruling by the WTO