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Antidumping Procedures and Macroeconomic Factors: A Comparison between the United States and the European Union


  • Sadni Jallab Mustapha

    () (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa)

  • Sandretto René

    () (University Lumiere Lyon 2 and GATE CNRS)

  • Gbakou Monnet Benoît Patrick

    () (Ecole Normale Supérieure and GATE CNRS)


This paper aims at extending some recent publications about the relationship between antidumping filings and macroeconomic factors by comparing the United States (US) and the European Union (EU), two major users of antidumping procedures. Results of our estimations confirm that the exchange rate exerts a similar influence in the two countries. Fluctuations in the real GDP influence antidumping filings only in the US. On the contrary, the evolution of industrial production does not play an important role in the US, while its impact is important in Europe. The reinforcement of international competition appears to significantly increase antidumping filings in the US while this relationship turns out not to be significant in Europe. Finally, some of the most important differences between the US and the EU seem to be explainable by the differences of rules and practices implemented by the regulatory authorities.

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  • Sadni Jallab Mustapha & Sandretto René & Gbakou Monnet Benoît Patrick, 2006. "Antidumping Procedures and Macroeconomic Factors: A Comparison between the United States and the European Union," Global Economy Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 6(3), pages 1-22, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:glecon:v:6:y:2006:i:3:n:5

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    1. Kokko, Ari & Gustavsson Tingvall, Patrik & Videnord, Josefin, 2017. "Which Antidumping Cases Reach the WTO?," Ratio Working Papers 286, The Ratio Institute.
    2. Meredith A. Crowley, 2007. "Cyclical dumping and U.S. antidumping protection: 1980-2001," Working Paper Series WP-07-21, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

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