WTO/International Trade

WTO/International Trade

Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Asia Pacific for years

Named International Trade Law Firm of the Year for 2011 and 2012 by Chambers Asia-Pacific


Zhong Lun Law Firm’s WTO / International Trade Practice Group comprises of one of the largest and most prestigious teams of legal professionals in China. Led by partners with local and sophisticated international experience, our international trade team has advised most of China’s major international traders and government bodies in resolving disputes involving anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and other international trade issues.


Zhong Lun also has advised China’s Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) in resolving a number of WTO disputes with other WTO members. We have won a number of high profile cases initiated by the European Union, the United States, Australia, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Thailand. Our clients include MOFCOM, domestic and foreign enterprises from a wide range of industries, as well as industry associations. We also have considerable experience in helping foreign companies to obtain favorable outcomes in their trading disputes with Chinese companies or regulators.


Scope of Services


  • Anti-dumping and countervailing investigations and related review procedures
  • Safeguard investigations and product exclusion applications
  • Administrative appeals and judicial actions in respect of trade remedy determinations
  • WTO dispute settlement and WTO law consultancy
  • Import / export controls, free-trade zones and regulatory compliance
  • Customs procedures, such as tariff classification, rule of origin and customs evaluation
  • Advising on other issues related to PRC trade policy and law