S-Space Graduate School of International Studies (국제대학원) Dept. of International Studies (국제학과) Theses (Master's Degree_국제학과)
US Trade Remedy Actions in the Steel Industry and its Political Linkage : 미국의 철강산업에 대한 무역구제조치와 정치적 연관성
- 국제대학원 국제학과
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- 학위논문 (석사)-- 서울대학교 국제대학원 국제학과, 2017. 8. 안덕근.
US Trade Remedy Actions in the Steel Industry and its Political Linkage
Youn Ji Sun International Commerce Major The Graduate School Seoul National University
The aim of this paper is to prove that the trade remedy measures are not only based on
the legal decisions but also political affairs. the paper will verify whether there is
correlation between presidents political parties and the use of trade remedy measures.
With focus on Anti-dumping (AD) and Countervailing Duties (CVD), the paper will
analyze the legal amendments and political issues from Reagan Administration (1989)
to Trump Administration (2017). The number of investigation surged when the economy
was in recession and the trade deficit increased. Furthermore, the amendment of the
Trade Acts had impact on the leverage on use of the trade remedy measures. Furthermore,
special focus was set on steel industries because it traditionally has been the key target
of the AD and CVD measures. By analyzing steel industry, the paper will point out what
the problem is and make suggestions to reduces imposition of the trade remedy measures.