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US files dispute against China over alleged export-contingent subsidies to enterprises

US files dispute against China over alleged export-contingent subsidies to enterprises

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The US yesterday notified the WTO Secretariat of a request for consultations with China regarding certain measures that allegedly provide export-contingent subsidies to enterprises in several industrial sectors. These sectors include textiles, agriculture, medical products, light
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Next DSB meeting

Next DSB meeting

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A special meeting of the DSB is scheduled for this Friday, January 16. The item proposed to be discussed during the meeting is the Appellate Body Report concerning the dispute DS437. You can find the
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United States — Countervailing Duty Measures on Certain Products from China – Panel report

United States — Countervailing Duty Measures on Certain Products from China – Panel report

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Yesterday, the Panel issued the report in the above-mentioned dispute. The highlights of the findings are: On “facts available,” China brought 48 challenges under Article 12.7 of the SCM Agreement to Commerce’s use of “facts
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Appellate Body issues reports on rare earth disputes

Appellate Body issues reports on rare earth disputes

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Today, the WTO Appellate Body issued its reports in the case “China – Measures related to the exportation of rare earths, tungsten, and molybdenum (DS431/DS432/DS433)”. You can find the report here
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China — Autos (US), Panel Report

China — Autos (US), Panel Report

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Last May 23, the Panel circulated its report on the above-mentioned dispute. A summary of the key findings is found below. You may find more information here This dispute involved claims by the
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WTO issues panel reports on China’s rare earths exports

WTO issues panel reports on China’s rare earths exports

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Yesterday, a Panel under the WTO issued the dispute panel reports in the case “China – Measures Related to the Exportation of Rare Earths, Tungsten, and Molybdenum” (DS431, DS432 and DS433/R). The panel sided with
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US — Certain Methodologies and their Application to Anti-Dumping Proceedings Involving China, Panel request

US — Certain Methodologies and their Application to Anti-Dumping Proceedings Involving China, Panel request

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Last February 14, China filed a request for a Panel in the above-mentioned dispute, DS471. China claims that the measures mentioned in the request for consultations are inconsistent with: 1. Articles 2.4.2, 6.1, 6.8, 6.10,
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AB issues report on China’s duties on steel products from the US

AB issues report on China’s duties on steel products from the US

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On 18 October 2012, the WTO Appellate Body issued its report in the case “China – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties on Grain Oriented Flat-Rolled Electrical Steel from the United States” (DS414).
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China’s 4th TPR

China’s 4th TPR

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Last week concluded China’s 4th TPR (the previous was held in 2009). It is important to note that this TPR holds the record number of questions filed with over 1720. The
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New AB Member

New AB Member

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Yesterday, the Selection Committee, established by the DSB, recommended the appointment to the Appellate Body of Mr. Seung Wha Chang, national of the Republic of
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