To maintain effective trade enforcement and remedy options for U.S. manufacturers and producers by ensuring the U.S. government preserves its right to conduct a fair and accurate assessment of China’s non-market economy status.
Fair international competition and a level playing field are essential for the global competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers. Effective and predictable trade enforcement mechanisms must include the accurate assessment of and response to distortions from state-run or other non-market economies, which risk endangering U.S. jobs and the economy.
- The Chinese economy does not meet the basic requirements set forth by the Department of Commerce for a functioning Market Economy.
- A determination by the Administration that the Chinese economy continues to meet the definition of a Non Market Economy is vital for U.S. manufacturers seeking redress for unfair trade practices by Chinese firms.