This Article discusses the current administration of the U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty laws in proceedings involving products from Mexico. Specifically, this Article begins by providing an overview of the basic statutory and regulatory provisions of the U.S. antidumping duty law, emphasizing the application of certain provisions in cases involving imports from Mexico. The Article then focuses its discussion upon recent developments in the U.S. countervailing duty law that have had a unique effect upon Mexican exporters. The Article continues by highlighting the antidumping and countervailing duty provisions of the recently concluded U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement (the "FTA" or "Agreement"). Finally, this Article concludes by offering U.S. and Mexico free trade negotiators a few suggestions to ensure the successful completion of the forthcoming free trade talks.
Stephen J. Powell, Craig R. Giesse & Craig L. Jackson,Current Administration of U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws: Implications for Prospective U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Talks, 11 Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus. 177 (1990-1991), available at http://scholarship.law.ufl.edu/facultypub/313