Yongqing Bao

Yongqing Bao

Contact details

Avenue Louise 489
1050 Brussels


Phone: +32 2 626 05 00

Fax: +32 2 626 05 10

E-mail: ybao@steptoe.com

Yongqing Bao advises governments and private parties on trade and investment issues, strategies for negotiating international trade agreements, and EU law. He is a qualified Chinese lawyer who has been practicing international trade and EU customs law in Brussels for more than 10 years.

Yongqing has a particular focus on China, having represented Chinese clients on more than 60 multijurisdictional trade defense and customs investigations. He has also advised clients in several investment-related projects in China and Europe.

With his extensive knowledge of all aspects of trade remedy (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, and safeguards) proceedings, Yongqing is well-equipped to assist clients during on-spot verifications, in the preparation of questionnaire responses, and in the negotiation of undertakings. He regularly represents private and public bodies before the EU courts in Luxembourg in trade remedy, public procurement, and EU internal market disputes.

Yongqing also has broad experience with EU customs rules and procedures regarding product classification and origin, duty suspension, tariff quota, and export controls, as well as other EU regulatory matters.