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660 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20003

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas

Education
J.D., University of Kansas School of Law (2015)
B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas (2011)

Aqmar Rahman is an international trade attorney whose practice focuses on a broad array of international trade litigation and policy matters. Aqmar has wide-ranging experience representing and advising publicly traded and privately owned manufacturers, exporters, and importers in antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). With his advanced knowledge of the rules and procedures for calculating AD/CVD duties in market-economy and non-market economy proceedings, Aqmar has a history of successfully providing clients with legal and strategic advice on how they can remain competitive in the U.S. market by minimizing their potential duty liability.

While Aqmar’s practice is firmly rooted in trade remedy counseling, Aqmar also advises companies on other regulatory compliance matters that affect cross-border trade. Aqmar frequently advises importers on customs matters before U.S. Customs and Border Protection, including country of origin requirements (for marking purposes), prior disclosures, tariff classifications, and valuation rules.

Aqmar has represented clients in multiple countries and throughout multiple industries including steel and steel products, renewable energy and textiles.

 

Prior to Joining Trade Pacific

Before entering private practice, Aqmar worked for two years in the AD/CVD enforcement division at the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, where he served as a case investigator with primary responsibility for conducting all aspects of AD and CVD proceedings investigations, administrative reviews, new shipper reviews, and scope and anti-circumvention inquiries against imports of various products from around the world. His responsibilities included performing quantitative analyses of data submitted by foreign respondents, leading on-site sales and cost verifications of foreign respondents (and their U.S. affiliates) or foreign governments, drafting agency determinations, calculating AD duty margins through complex SAS computer programs, and preparing administrative determinations pursuant to judicial remands.