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Registration opens to access audio statements in “United States — Ripe Olives from Spain”

At the joint request of the EU and the US in the dispute “United States — Anti-dumping and countervailing duties on ripe olives from Spain” (DS577), the panel has agreed to make the relevant portions of the audio recordings of the panel’s meetings with the parties, and the third-party session, available to the public online.

The statements were originally made and recorded at the first meeting of the panel held on 19 and 22 October 2020, the second meeting of the panel held on 3 and 4 February 2021, and the third-party session held on 20 October 2020.

In addition to the audio recordings, access will also be provided to written versions of the parties’ statements at the meetings, consenting third parties’ statements at the third-party session, and the parties’ responses to the panel’s questions at the meetings. The audio recordings and written materials will be available in English only.

Access to the audio recordings and written materials will be granted upon completion of a registration form. Applications will be accepted until Monday, 12 July 2021, 17:00 Geneva time.