The geographic origins of U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty cases has evolved significantly over time. From cases against Europe, to Japan in the 1980s and 1990s, to the rise of China in the new millennium, the sources of U.S. trade disputes have been constantly changing.
The interactive graphics below shows the evolution of U.S. antidumping and countervailing cases from 1978 through October 2013. The first graphic displays cases both geographically and through a bar chart, filter the graphic based on different ranges of case initiation dates in order to see how the geographic epicenter of trade disputes has changed over time. The second graphic is a table of all cases listed by country, year, and product. These graphics are not indications of whether duties were put in place, they only show filings.
Graphic #1: Map and Bar Chart of U.S. Trade Cases over Time
Graphic #2: Table of U.S. Trade Cases by Country, Year, and Product