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Panama files appeal against compliance panel ruling in dispute with Colombia over import measures

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Today, Panama filed an appeal concerning the WTO compliance panel report in the case “Colombia — Measures Relating to the Importation of Textiles, Apparel and Footwear (Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Colombia
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WTO members adopt roadmap for reducing technical barriers to trade

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Yesterday, WTO members achieved a breakthrough at the last TBT Committee of the year by agreeing on a list of recommendations that aim at reducing obstacles to trade and improving implementation of the WTO’s TBT
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Japan initiates WTO dispute complaint against Korean support for shipbuilders

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Today, Japan has requested WTO dispute consultations with Korea concerning alleged subsidies provided by the Korean government to its shipbuilding industry. You can find more information here
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WTO issues compliance panel report regarding Thai measures on imported cigarettes

WTO issues compliance panel report regarding Thai measures on imported cigarettes

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Today, the WTO circulated the compliance panel report in the dispute initiated by the Philippines in “Thailand — Customs and Fiscal Measures on Cigarettes from the Philippines — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by
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WTO issues panel report regarding Moroccan duties on steel products from Turkey

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Today, the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by Turkey in ““Morocco — Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Steel from Turkey” (DS513). You can find the report here
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Steel at the centre of discussions in WTO safeguards meeting

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At yesterday’s meeting of the Safeguards Committee several safeguard actions on steel were once again at the heart of most concerns raised by WTO members. At the meeting, a number of members expressed concern over
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Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body

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The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 21 September 2018, of the Dispute Settlement Body. You can find the agenda here
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WTO issues compliance panel reports regarding Colombian measures on textiles, apparel, footwear

WTO issues compliance panel reports regarding Colombian measures on textiles, apparel, footwear

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Today, the WTO circulated compliance reports in the dispute “Colombia — Measures Relating to the Importation of Textiles, Apparel and Footwear — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Panama and Recourse to Article
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EU files appeal in dispute with Russia over energy sector measures

EU files appeal in dispute with Russia over energy sector measures

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Today the European Union filed an appeal  concerning the WTO panel report in the case brought by the Russian Federation in “European Union and its Member States — Certain Measures Relating to the Energy Sector”
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Philippines launches safeguard investigation on cement

Philippines launches safeguard investigation on cement

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Today, the Philippines notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 10 September 2018 a safeguard investigation on cement. You can find further information here
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