International Trade practice achieves the lowest individual and decreased country-wide duty for the Chinese industry following the anti-dumping investigation concerning imports into Ukraine of steel fasteners from the PRC.

Asters' team contributed to the exclusion of several product varieties from the product subject to the anti-dumping duty, the decrease of the country-wide duty from 93.64% to 67.4%, and secured the lowest individual duty of 32.47% for the producer/exporter represented by Asters.

The firm advised Ukrainian Association Fastexim, a number of Chinese exporters and a major Ukrainian importer. The team working on the project comprised associates Ivan Yaremchuk, Tetiana Bebik, Yelyzaveta Herasymchuk, Slava Opeida, counsel Olesia Kryvetska led by partner Alexey Pustovit.


Asters is the largest law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C., Brussels and London. Chambers Europe 2020 recognizes 21 lawyers of Asters – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.