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United States initiates WTO complaint against India over export subsidy programmes

United States initiates WTO complaint against India over export subsidy programmes

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The United States, today, requested WTO consultations with India concerning alleged export subsidies provided by India through five programmes. The United States claims the measures appear to be inconsistent with Article 3.1(a) of the WTO’s
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India appeals panel report in dispute with US over solar cells and solar modules

India appeals panel report in dispute with US over solar cells and solar modules

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Today, India filed a notice of appeal in the dispute (DS456) with the United States concerning “certain measures relating to solar cells and solar modules”. India appeals certain issues of law covered by the panel
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India files dispute against the US over non-immigrant temporary working visas

India files dispute against the US over non-immigrant temporary working visas

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Today, India notified the WTO Secretariat that it has initiated a WTO dispute proceeding against the United States regarding measures imposing increased fees on certain applicants for two categories of non-immigrant temporary working visas into
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WTO issues panel report on India’s domestic content requirements for solar products

WTO issues panel report on India’s domestic content requirements for solar products

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Today, the WTO issued the panel report in the case brought by the US regarding “India – Certain Measures Relating to Solar Cells and Solar Modules” (WT/DS/456). You can find the summary of the key
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India launches safeguard investigation on hot-rolled flat products of non-alloy and other alloy steel

India launches safeguard investigation on hot-rolled flat products of non-alloy and other alloy steel

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Today, India notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 7 September 2015 a safeguard investigation on hot-rolled flat products of non-alloy and other alloy steel. Further information is available here
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Appellate Body issues report on India-US steel dispute

Appellate Body issues report on India-US steel dispute

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Yesterday, 8 December 2014, the WTO Appellate Body issued its report in the case “United States – Countervailing Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India” (DS436). In relation to Public Body,
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The Trade Facilitation impasse is over

The Trade Facilitation impasse is over

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Yesterday, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman released a statement welcoming an agreement between the US and India on elements aimed at unlocking progress at the WTO. The announced agreement should pave the way for full
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India files notice of appeal in steel products dispute

India files notice of appeal in steel products dispute

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Yesterday, India filed a notice of appeal regarding the panel report in “United States – Countervailing Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India” (DS436). Parties to a dispute can appeal a panel’s
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United States — Countervailing Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India – Panel report

United States — Countervailing Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India – Panel report

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The panel, earlier today, issued the report for the above-mentioned dispute. This dispute concerned the imposition by the US of countervailing duties on imports of certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India. India challenged
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Safeguards Committee May 2014

Safeguards Committee May 2014

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Several Members, including the US, EU, Japan, Russia and Chinese Taipei made a statement regarding the high number of investigations being carried out by India to impose steeper import duties in the form of safeguards
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