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Japan initiates second WTO dispute complaint regarding Korean support for shipbuilders

Japan initiates second WTO dispute complaint regarding Korean support for shipbuilders

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Today, Japan has requested WTO dispute consultations with Korea regarding alleged subsidies provided by the Korean government to its shipbuilding industry. The request is the second filed by Japan concerning support measures for Korea’s shipbuilders.
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Japan files dispute against Korea over anti-dumping duties on pneumatic valves

Japan files dispute against Korea over anti-dumping duties on pneumatic valves

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Today, Japan requested consultations with Korea under the dispute settlement system concerning measures imposing anti-dumping duties on valves for pneumatic transmission (“pneumatic valves”) from Japan. You can get more information here
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WTO issues panel reports on China’s anti-dumping duties on steel tubes

WTO issues panel reports on China’s anti-dumping duties on steel tubes

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Last Friday, the WTO issued the panel reports in the cases brought by Japan and the European Union, respectively, regarding “China–Measures imposing anti-dumping duties on high-performance stainless steel seamless tubes (“HP-SSST”)” (DS454 and
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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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Japan & the US file separate disputes against Argentina on import licensing

Japan & the US file separate disputes against Argentina on import licensing

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Today, 21 August 2012, Japan and the US notified separately the WTO Secretariat of a request for consultations with Argentina on alleged import restrictions caused by a system of non-automatic import
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Committee on Import Licensing April 2012

Committee on Import Licensing April 2012

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Last Friday’s ILC meeting was chaired by Israel’s DPR to the WTO Mr. Shai Moses PhD, and the main issue of discussion related to Argentina’s
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Canada DS412 & DS426 public hearing

Canada DS412 & DS426 public hearing

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Earlier this week, the legality of government support for renewable energy initiatives was subject of review at the WTO, in what is considered a landmark case against Canada. The panel heard opening arguments
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January’s DSB regular meeting

January’s DSB regular meeting

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This month’s regular meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) had a few interesting developments: three panels were established, an Appellate Body (AB) report was adopted, and an AB
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