The thesis is concerned with the problem of dumping and
subsidies in international trade and with attempts by the
EEC to deal with this problem with legislation. Particular
attention is paid to the 1984 EEC Code which builds on
previous EEC legislation.
By examining the 1984 Code and the changes that are incorporated
within it the evolution of Community, antidumping/
anti-subsidies policy and practice is explained.
Where appropriate, reference is made to specific cases, in
order to illustrate the analysis of the Code and comparative
reference is also made to relevant legislation in the
As well as providing definitions of dumping and subsidisation
and a brief history of individual countries attempts
to deal with the problem, the thesis also presents a
detailed analysis of EEC activity against dumping and
subsidies from 1968 to 1983.The conclusion provides an assessment of the utility of
this action and of the new Code together with some suggestions
for the improvement of the EEC anti-dumping/antisubsidies
A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy of Loughborough University.