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Yongzhong (Jeff) REN

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Locations:Beijing
Title:Partner
Tel:+86 10 5268 2899/2888 / +86 10 5268 2888
Fax:+86 10 5268 2999 / +86 10 5268 2999
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Mr. Ren has been engaged in International Trade/WTO for over ten years and undertaken over one hundred cases. He has represented hundreds of enterprises both at home and abroad to participate in the antidumping, countervailing and safeguard measure investigations initiated by the US, India, Australia, the EU, New Zealand, etc. concerning iron & steel, chemicals, glass, ceramics, food product as well as other multiple sectors.
Representative Matters
  • Antidumping

  • Representing Xinyi PV Products (Anhui) Holdings Co., Ltd. and Xinyi Solar (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. to participate in the antidumping investigations initiated by the EU and India concerning imports of solar glass from China and Malaysia

  • Representing Xinyi PV Products (Anhui) Holdings Co., Ltd. sued the European Commission before the General Court of EU for annulment of its decision on rejection of Xinyi (Anhui)’s MET application and imposition of duties on Xinyi (Anhui); The Court upheld our claims. Then the Commission appealed to the Court of Justice who remanded the case to the Court for retrial which is still ongoing

  • Representing Jinan Shengquan Group Share Holding Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by the EU concerning imports of ceramic foam filter from China

  • Representing Maanshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (Masteel) to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by Australia concerning imports of certain railway wheels from China

  • Representing Tsaker Chemical (Dongguang) Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation, Interim Review, and Sunset Review initiated by India concerning imports of DASDA from China

  • Representing Franke (China) Kitchen System Co. Ltd. and another two companies to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by Australia concerning imports of stainless steel sinks from China

  • Representing Shanxi Tianli Fengrui Trading Co., Ltd. and its related company to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by New Zealand concerning iron nails from China

  • Representing Shanghai Acrylic Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by Brazil concerning imports of PS Plate from China

  • Representing Wuxi Quechen Silicon Chemical Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by Brazil concerning imports of precipitated silica from China

  • Representing Triangle Tyre Group and Shandong Yongsheng Rubber Group Co., Ltd. and another eleven companies to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by Brazil concerning imports of certain tyres from China

  • Representing Jiangsu Qiangsheng Chemical Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation and Interim Review initiated by Taiwan concerning Benzoyl Peroxide

  • Representing Jintung Petrochemical Corp. Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by Pakistan concerning imports of Sulfonic Acid from China

  • Representing Shijiazhuang Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by India concerning imports of Straight Length Bars & Rods of Alloy Steel from China

  • Representing HEYE Special Steel Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by India concerning imports of High Speed Steel from China

  • Representing Zhejiang Hengyi Petrochemical Co., Ltd. and its related companies to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by Indonesia concerning imports of Polyester Staple Fibre from China 

  • Representing North China Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. to participate in the antidumping investigation initiated by India concerning imports of Amoxicillin from China

  • Representing China Glass Fibre Industry Association and related domestic industries to do the injury defense in relation to the antidumping investigation initiated by India concerning imports of Glass Fibre from China

  • Countervailing 

  • Representing Xinyi PV Products (Anhui) Holdings Co., Ltd. to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by the EU concerning imports of solar glass from China

  • Representing Himin Solar Holding Co., Ltd. and another one company to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by the EU concerning imports of solar panels and other components from China

  • Representing B & R Industries Limited and another four companies to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by the US concerning imports of drawn stainless steel sinks from China

  • Representing Wenzhou Tianli Pipe Fitting Co., Ltd. and another one company to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by Canada concerning imports of copper pipe fittings from China

  • Representing Changzhou Lodgi Wood Co., Ltd. and another seven companies to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by Canada concerning imports of laminate floor from China

  • Representing Zhonghao Chenguang Research Institute of Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by India concerning imports of fluororubber (FKM) from China

  • Representing Maanshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (Masteel) to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by Australia concerning imports of certain railway wheels from China

  • Representing Hualong Ammonium Nitrate Co., Ltd. Shandong Ocean Chemical and another one company to participate in the countervailing investigation initiated by India concerning imports of sodium nitrite from China

  • Anti-absorption/Antitrust

  • Representing Xinyi PV Products (Anhui) Holdings Co., Ltd. to participate in the anti-absorption investigation initiated by the EU concerning imports of solar glass from China

  • Safeguard Measures/ Specific Restrictive Measures 

  • Representing China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation and related domestic industries to participate in the safeguard measure investigation initiated by India concerning imports of methyl acetoacetate from China

  • Representing China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation and related domestic exporters to participate in the safeguard measure investigation initiated by Egypt concerning imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from China

Education Background
  • LL.M, Renmin University of China (2004) 

  • Bachelor of Economics, Beijing Normal University (1991) 

Professional Qualifications
  • Bar admission in P.R. China

Professional Background
  • Mr. Ren joined Beijing DeHeng Law Offices in 2005. He had once worked in marketing, management, legal works and import & export business with major state-owned enterprises and Sino-foreign joint-ventures. Mr. Ren also had one-year exchange experience in the UK. 

Recognitions and Affiliations
  • Member of the WTO and Antidumping Committee of Beijing Lawyers Association 

  • Recognized Practitioner in International Trade/WTO in Chambers and Partners’ Global 2018 Guide 

  • Tier 3 of WTO/International Trade by Legal 500 (2017) 

  • Trade Relief Committee, led by Mr. Ren, won China Business Law Journal’s 2016 China Business Law Awards in International Trade category 

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