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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

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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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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 26 March 2019, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal
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Russia launches two safeguard investigations: on microwave ovens and on welded tubes of stainless steel

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Today, the Russian Federation notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated two safeguard investigations: (a) one on microwave ovens imported into the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union, initiated on 1 March
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South Africa launches safeguard investigation on threaded fasteners of iron or steel

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Today, South Africa notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 1 March 2019 a safeguard investigation on threaded fasteners of iron or steel. In the notification, South Africa indicated, among other things,
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WTO issues panel report regarding Chinese agricultural subsidies

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Today, the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by the United States in “China — Domestic Support for Agricultural Producers” (DS511). You can find more information here  
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WTO chairpersons for 2019

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Today, the WTO General Council, noted the consensus on a slate of names of chairpersons for WTO bodies. Please see below. Regular bodies General Council H.E. Ms. Sunanta KANGVALKULKIJ (Thailand) Dispute Settlement Body H.E. Dr.
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