Shipping and Transportation Bulletin: circumvention of anti-dumping duties; concession fees; and more

In this issue, we comment on a recent judgment of the European General Court (EGC) dealing with circumvention of anti-dumping duties, a subject that has become quite frequent in international trade.

We then wondered what happens if a terminal operator pays a concession fee that is higher than that one paid by a competitor in the same port. The answer is obvious. A little less when you consider that the phenomenon is widespread and lacking (so far) adequate protection.

With a very perplexing ruling, the Regional Administrative Court of Sicily waived to decide the dispute arisen between the Ministry of Transport Authority and the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) regarding the legitimacy of the natural monopoly hitherto granted to operators of technical nautical services in Italian ports…

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