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July/August 1991, 
Vol. 73, No. 4
Posted 1991-07-01

U.S. Trade-Remedy Laws: Do They Facilitate or Hinder Free Trade?

Cletus C. Coughlin analyzes the primary trade-remedy laws and concludes that their increasing use is hindering free trade. These trade-remedy laws, says the author, are producing a protectionist trading environment, which lowers economic well-being in the United States, rather than a fair and free environment, which would benefit the nation.