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10th session in Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO with Columbia Law School

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Today we hosted our 10th session and had a turnout of around 50 in our Trade Lecture Sessions @ the World Trade Organization. This was the fourth time hosting Columbia Law School. Prof. Anu Bradford
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WTO opens its doors to the public on 16 June

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On Sunday 16 June, the WTO will welcome the public to its headquarters in Geneva. The 2019 WTO Open Day will give visitors the chance to find out more about the work of the WTO,
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

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The airgram for the next meeting can be found here  
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Japan initiates WTO dispute complaint against Indian tech tariffs

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Japan has requested dispute consultations with India regarding duties imposed by India on imports of certain information and communications technology (ITC) products. The request was circulated to WTO members today. You can find more information
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Philippines submits request for observer status in WTO Committee on Government Procurement

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Today, Ambassador Manuel A. J. Teehankee, Philippine Permanent Representative to the WTO, delivered to WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo the request of the Philippine government to become an observer in the Committee on Government Procurement. The
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Registration opens for screening of second compliance panel meeting in “EC — Large Civil Aircraft”

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At the request of the parties in the dispute “European Communities and Certain Member States — Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft: Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the European Union and
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Appellate Body issues report regarding Korean restrictions on Japanese food imports

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Today, the Appellate Body issued its report in the case brought by Japan in “Korea — Import Bans, and Testing and Certification Requirements for Radionuclides” (DS495). You can find the Report here  
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WTO establishes panel to review Turkish duties on Thai air conditioners

WTO establishes panel to review Turkish duties on Thai air conditioners

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At today’s meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB), WTO members agreed to Thailand’s request for the establishment of a dispute panel to rule on duties levied by Turkey on imported Thai air conditioners. Members
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9th Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO

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Our 9th lecture in the series the “Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO” (World Trade Organization). Prof. Manfred Elsig from World Trade Institute of University of Bern delivered a very relevant lecture titled
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Guatemala initiates WTO dispute complaint against Indian sugar subsidies

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Today, Guatemala has requested WTO dispute consultations with India regarding domestic support measures and alleged export subsidies provided by India to producers of sugarcane and sugar. Guatemala claims that the domestic support measures are inconsistent
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