Implementation of Determinations Pursuant to Section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act
On April 1, 2016 and May 26, 2016, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) directed the Department of Commerce (the Department) to implement its determinations under section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA), regarding 15 countervailing duty (CVD) investigations, which render them not inconsistent with the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement findings in United States Countervailing Duty Measures on Certain Products from China, WT/DS437 (December 18, 2014) (DS437). See Attachment for a listing of the 15 CVD investigations at issue in DS437. The Department issued its final determinations in these section 129 proceedings on March 31, 2016, April 26, 2016, and May 19, 2016. The Department is now implementing these final determinations.