US International Trade Commission



determine whether the US industry because of dumped or subsidized foreign products compromised; determine impact of imports on the US industry sectors; certain unfair trade measures, such as patent, trademark or copyright infringement, response measures; on trade and tariff issues research; providing technical information and recommendations to the President, Congress and other government agencies on trade and tariff issues.

US International Trade Commission

US International Trade Commission and the Ministry of Commerce jointly responsible for the US's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations. Ministry of Commerce is responsible for determining whether the alleged dumping or subsidies exist, and to what extent. International Trade Commission is determined whether or not the United States industry sector due to foreign dumping or subsidization compromised.

International Trade Commission is also responsible for the US Harmonized Tariff regimes under constant review and make its proposed changes deemed necessary or reasonable.

institutional settings

highest governing body is the Executive Committee consisting of six members, appointed by the President, after consideration by the Senate, for a term of nine years.

Chairman and Vice-Chairman appointed by the president for a term of two years, the next President must not be from the same political party. 6 members, members from the same political party shall not be more than three.

ITC under a number of administrative, public relations and professional functions of the office. Professional Office are: Office of Economic, Industry Office, the investigative office, GATT Office, Office of Unfair Import Investigations, trade remedies Center, the Office of Administrative Law Judge, General Counsel office.

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