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SPC published eight typical cases concerning the interests of crew members in maritime disputes

BEIJING — China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) has published eight typical cases concerning the interests of crew members in maritime disputes to encourage consistency in court rulings on such issues.

The cases published by the SPC cover various issues, including disputes over the employment contracts of crew members, maritime liens and personal injuries caused by ship collisions.

The SPC said that given the large proportion of crew member-related disputes in overall maritime cases, it is important to offer guidance to courts to ensure that similar cases get similar rulings.

Extension of Time on Anti-dumpling Investigationon of Methionine Origin

According to the regulations of the people’s Republic of China on anti dumping, on April 10, 2019, the Ministry of Commerce issued the annual Announcement No. 16, deciding to conduct anti-dumping investigation on the import of methionine originating in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan.

In view of the complexity of the case, according to Article 26 of the anti dumping regulations of the people’s Republic of China, the Ministry of Commerce decided to extend the investigation period of the case for six months, that is, the deadline is October 10, 2020.