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  • verb Present participle of zero.


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  • The latest case involves a practice called zeroing, a mathematical trick with pernicious economic consequences.

    Protectionist Zeros

  • The United States has lost numerous cases at the World Trade Organization in the past decade over a practice called "zeroing" used to calculate anti-dumping duties on products it says are being sold in the United States at less than fair value.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The department adopted its approach after the World Trade Organization said an earlier U.S. methodology, known as "zeroing," violated global trade regulations.

  • If the United States really wanted to make progress in the talks, it could address a number of contentious issues, he said. cotton, from $15 billion, cut "tariff peaks" on sensitive goods that keep out, comply with WTO rulings condemning its controversial method of calculating anti-dumping duties, known as zeroing, and let in more temporary workers for services from health to construction.

    Yahoo! News: Top Stories

  • But the US wants to have its way against everyone else in the so-called zeroing mechanism.


  • Thursday's discussion exposed a continuing wide rift over zeroing, which is opposed by all of the WTO's 153 members bar the United States.

    Engineering News | Home

  • Japan is spearheading resistance at the WTO to a controversial U.S. method of calculating anti-dumping measures known as zeroing which critics say artificially inflates compensatory duties, putting up barriers to trade.

    Engineering News | Home

  • This type of calculation, known as "zeroing," doesn't take into account imported goods that are priced higher than domestic goods.

    U.S. Proposes Changes To Comply With WTO Rulings

  • The official said the U.S. would continue to push for its right to use the criticized practice of "zeroing" when calculating duties on dumped goods during the ongoing Doha round of trade talks.

    U.S. Proposes Changes To Comply With WTO Rulings

  • The case turned on the U.S. practice of "zeroing," which aims to calculate duties on goods that Washington considers dumped.

    WTO Rejects U.S. Appeal in Japan Antidumping Case


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