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Does China (still) use non-public trade regulations (neibu cankao), thus avoiding WTO scrutiny?

“internal guidance” (内部参考) is not used in these. They exist but are for informational purposes only. These kind of actions is usually out of record. So it is unlikely to get any evidence.
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What mechanism allows the US to single-handedly block WTO Appellate Body appointments?

The WTO primarily operates on a consensus based system for decisions making. See: https://academic.oup.com/jiel/article-abstract/8/1/51/822968?login=true See also: https://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/...
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Has the WTO adjudicated any disputes in which unofficial trade barriers were alleged?

You'll find that similar little tactics have been done before. In 1982 France was requiring imported VCRs to go through Poitiers (hint, inland, not major logistical hub) to get inspected. Along with ...
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How do you determine if a country's track record in WTO compliance is good?

but the report doesn't specify what these paper compliance are. Actually it does talk a bit about it. For example The U.S. International Trade Administration has estimated that U.S. IP-intensive ...
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Is there a specific list of WTO cases that form the core of the anti-dumping loss concerns of the US?

It seems a large part of the dispute is that the US uses a (rather) unique methodology of calculating the dumping (called "zeroing"), which the WTO AB has (repeatedly) rejected in some dozen ...
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Why didn't the EU bring as many WTO cases against China than against the United States?

There's some flawed/biased thinking exhibited in the Q here and it's an argument often touted by pro-China advocates that e.g. you've used to self-answer another question like this, namely that the ...
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Does the U.S. accusation of “innovation mercantilism” by China have any legal basis?

https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/misreading-china-s-wto-record-hurts-trade-121121601448_1.html Assessments of China’s compliance with WTO rules also are rife with misjudgement. The ...
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