About Folkert Graafsma

Folkert Graafsma specialises in international trade law, general EU and WTO law and customs law. He is particularly well-regarded in the area of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy, having successfully represented clients in over 150 anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings, including landmark EU and US cases, involving both industrial and consumer goods. Over the past 25 years Folkert has represented clients in landmark EU and US trade cases such as Bricks, Cotton Fabrics, DVDs, Footwear and Shrimp (US case). More recent anti-dumping and anti-subsidy proceedings in which Folkert acted include: Solar Panels, Bicycles, Biodiesel, Organic Coated Steel, Aluminium Road Wheels, Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), WWAN Modems, Fatty Alcohol, Stainless Steel Wires and Magnesium Oxides. Folkert has been involved in approximately 15 EU court and WTO dispute settlement proceedings. For example, in recent years he has successfully represented the following exporters in Court: Kuiburi Fruit Canning Co, Ltd., SRF Limited, Zhejiang Xinanchem, PT Ecogreen Oleochemicals and Hanwha SolarOne Co, Ltd.


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