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EU Commission Considers New Approach To Address China Market Status

July 20, 2016 at 5:19 PM
The European Commission is exploring a new methodology for handling antidumping and subsidy cases in a move meant to ensure China does not gain market economy status, but fears have quickly surfaced that the Commission's pending proposal may drop the European Union's market economy criteria. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said the EU's 28 commissioners on July 20 discussed eliminating its two-list system, which labels a country as either a market economy or non-market economy (NME), and instead shifting to...

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