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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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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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