Corporate Strategy & Finance (EU, Competition & Trade) - News

    March 2009

    EU textile groups push to attack Chinese branded goods subsidies at the WTO

    European industry groups from a wide range of sectors are meeting with European Commission trade officials this week and late this month. These meetings are designed to establish whether there are legal and economic grounds to join the US and Mexico in launching legal action at the WTO against China’s alleged subsidies that promote exports of Chinese branded goods, and assess what is the position of the European industries with respect to such a move.


    In May 2008, international law firm Hammonds became a limited liability partnership.  Hammonds LLP and its affiliated undertakings has offices in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester in the UK, and in Berlin, Brussels, Beijing, Hong Kong, Madrid, Munich and Paris.