Christopher T. Cloutier


  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Editor: Would each of you tell our readers about your backgrounds in international trade, and more specifically in dealing with China, before you joined King & Spalding and your current portfolio with the firm.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    China's trade surplus with the world increased more than 20 percent in the twelve-month period between October 2006 and 2007, continuing a long march upward. Some economists have predicted that the trade surplus with the United States alone will grow to as much as $400 million in the near term - amounting to more than ten percent of China's Gross Domestic...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    On March 30, 2007, in a groundbreaking decision, the United States Department of Commerce for the first time applied the countervailing duty law - or anti-subsidies law - to imports from the People's Republic of China. This decision, though preliminary, appears to mark a fundamental shift in the way the United States will counter unfair trade practices in...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    After nearly three decades of economic growth fueled in large part by massive foreign investment, there are an increasing number of voices in China saying that it may be time to rethink the country's openness to foreign capital, brands, and companies. While fully closing the door to these influences would undoubtedly result in significant harm to the...