Trump will visit Asia from November 3 to 14, and Trump will visit Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines in addition to China, the world's second largest economy. Anti-dumping investigation ruling "pending", is the bargaining chip, but also to Trump comprehensive consideration of trade policy space.
US Department of Commerce on Thursday (October 5) said it would delay the import of aluminum foil from China for anti-dumping investigations made a preliminary ruling. US President Trump will visit next year, including China, including Asian countries, at such a point in time to make a decision to postpone the ruling, political means strong.
The Commerce Department said in a statement that the delay in making a ruling would allow it to "comprehensively analyze the relevant information on China's non-market economy status." Relevant anti-dumping investigation ruling and decision on China's non-market economy status will be announced by no later than November 30.
Trump will visit Asia from November 3 to 14, and Trump will visit Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines in addition to China, the world's second largest economy. Anti-dumping investigation ruling "unresolved", not only can Trump in the meeting with his head of state more than a consultation of the weight, but also can be left Trump back to the United States after the combination of all aspects of sound, all-round consideration of US trade policy Future orientation.
Minister of Commerce Ross has also said earlier that at the end of the year before the Trump government tax reform process to achieve initial results, will not be imposed on foreign steel products, special tariffs to make a decision.
US aluminum foil manufacturers have filed a complaint to the US government, referring to Chinese manufacturers suspected of dumping in the US market, the Ministry of Commerce in April this year, the official conduct of relevant investigations. According to the WTO regulations, countries that do not recognize China's market economy status can impose more substantial irrigation on Chinese imports that are suspected of violating trade rules.
Ministry of Commerce data show that the United States in 2016 imported from China, the value of aluminum foil is estimated to reach 389 million US dollars. In August, the US Department of Commerce initially ruled that China's imports of aluminum foil subsidies, will be levied about 17% -81% countervailing duty. The anti-dumping investigation ruling announced that there will be 75 days for the Trump government decided against China's aluminum foil anti-dumping duties imposed.