29 April 2006

Azam & Rai engaged by China's New Zhong Yuan Ceramics Import & Export Co. Ltd. of Guangdong in Anti-Dumping case

Sector: International Trade Law - Anti-Dumping
Under instructions from Guangdong Grand Leeson Law Firm – a major Chinese law firm based in Foshan, China – Azam & Rai represented New Zhong Yuan Ceramics Import & Export Co. Ltd. of Guangdong, China before Pakistan’s National Tariff Commission (NTC) in response to a Notice issued to Chinese manufacturers and exporters of ceramic tiles by the NTC under the Anti-Dumping Ordinance, 2000 for the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation against alleged dumping of ceramic tiles into Pakistan originating in and/or exported from China. Azam & Rai is the first law firm in Pakistan to be engaged by Chinese manufacturers/exporters to contest possible anti-dumping duties imposed by the Government of Pakistan under the WTO regime. This Investigation has been challenged and the Rawalpindi Bench of the Lahore High Court has granted a stay of the investigation proceedings.