WTO Dispute Settlement Body

The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, on 28 October 2019, of the Dispute Settlement Body, which consists of all WTO members and oversees legal disputes among them. The meeting notice is circulated in the form of a document officially called an “airgram”.

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT BODY WILL BE HELDIN THE CENTRE WILLIAM RAPPARD ON MONDAY, 28OCTOBER2019, STARTING AT10 A.M.THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE PROPOSED FOR THE AGENDA:

1.S URVEILLANCE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS ADOPTED BYTHEDSBA.UNITEDSTATES –ANTI-DUMPING MEASURES ONCERTAIN HOT-ROLLED STEEL PRODUCTS FROM JAPAN:

STATUS REPORTBY THE UNITEDSTATES (WT/DS184/15/ADD.200)B.UNITEDSTATES –SECTION110(5) OF THE US COPYRIGHT ACT: STATUS REPORT BY THEUNITEDSTATES (WT/DS160/24/ADD.175)

C.EUROPEANCOMMUNITIES–MEASURES AFFECTING THE APPROVAL AND MARKETING OF BIOTECHPRODUCTS: STATUS REPORT BY THEEUROPEANUNION (WT/DS291/37/ADD.138)

D.UNITEDSTATES –ANTI-DUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING MEASURES ON LARGE RESIDENTIAL WASHERS FROM KOREA: STATUS REPORT BY THE UNITEDSTATES (WT/DS464/17/ADD.22)

E.UNITEDSTATES –CERTAIN METHODOLOGIES AND THEIRAPPLICATION TO ANTI-DUMPING PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING CHINA: STATUS REPORT BY THE UNITEDSTATES(WT/DS471/17/ADD.14)F.INDONESIA –IMPORTATION OF HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS, ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS:STATUS REPORT BY INDONESIA (WT/DS477/21/ADD.9–WT/DS478/22/ADD.9)

2.IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OFTHE DSBA.UKRAINE –ANTI-DUMPING MEASURES ON AMMONIUM NITRATEB.KOREA –ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES ON PNEUMATIC VALVES FROM JAPAN-2 –

3.UNITED STATES –CONTINUED DUMPING AND SUBSIDY OFFSET ACT OF2000: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS ADOPTED BY THE DSBA.STATEMENT BY THE EUROPEAN UNION

4.EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES AND CERTAIN MEMBER STATES –MEASURESAFFECTING TRADE IN LARGE CIVIL AIRCRAFT:IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS ADOPTED BY THE DSBA.

STATEMENT BY THE UNITED STATES5.

STATEMENT BY THE UNITED STATES CONCERNING ARTICLE 6.2 OF THEUNDERSTANDING ON RULES AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING THE SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES6.

INDIA -ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON CERTAIN PRODUCTS FROM THEUNITEDSTATES A.REQUESTFOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OFA PANEL BY THE UNITED STATES (WT/DS585/2)7.MOROCCO –DEFINITIVEANTI-DUMPING MEASURES ONSCHOOL EXERCISE BOOKS FROM TUNISIAA.

REQUESTFOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OFA PANEL BY TUNISIA (WT/DS578/2)8.UNITED STATES –COUNTERVAILING DUTY MEASURES ON CERTAIN PRODUCTS FROM CHINA

A.RECOURSE TO ARTICLE 22.2 OF THE DSU BY CHINA (WT/DS437/30)

9.APPELLATE BODY APPOINTMENTS: PROPOSAL BY ANGOLA; ARGENTINA; AUSTRALIA; BENIN; PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA; BOTSWANA; BRAZIL; BURKINA FASO; BURUNDI; CABO VERDE; CAMEROON; CANADA; CENTRALAFRICAN REPUBLIC; CHAD; CHILE; CHINA; COLOMBIA; CONGO; COSTA RICA; CÔTED’IVOIRE; CUBA; DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO; DJIBOUTI; DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; ECUADOR; EGYPT; EL SALVADOR; ESWATINI; THE EUROPEAN UNION; GABON; THE GAMBIA; GHANA; GUATEMALA; GUINEA; GUINEA-BISSAU; HONDURAS; HONG KONG, CHINA; ICELAND; INDIA; INDONESIA; ISRAEL; KAZAKHSTAN; KENYA; REPUBLIC OF KOREA; LESOTHO; LIECHTENSTEIN; MADAGASCAR; MALAWI;MALAYSIA;MALI; MAURITANIA; MAURITIUS; MEXICO; MOROCCO; MOZAMBIQUE; NAMIBIA; NEW ZEALAND; NICARAGUA; NIGER; NIGERIA; NORTH MACEDONIA; NORWAY; PAKISTAN; PANAMA; PARAGUAY; PERU; QATAR; RUSSIAN FEDERATION; RWANDA; SENEGAL; SEYCHELLES; SIERRA LEONE; SINGAPORE; SOUTH AFRICA; SWITZERLAND; THE SEPARATE CUSTOMS TERRITORY OF TAIWAN, PENGHU, KINMEN AND MATSU; TANZANIA;THAILAND;TOGO; TUNISIA; TURKEY; UGANDA; UKRAINE;URUGUAY; THE BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF VENEZUELA; VIET NAM; ZAMBIA AND ZIMBABWE(WT/DSB/W/609/REV.14)

MEMBERS OF THE WTO AND OBSERVER GOVERNMENTS TO WTO BODIES ARE REQUESTED TO INFORM THE SECRETARIAT OF THE NAMES OF THEIR REPRESENTATIVES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

ROBERTO AZEVÊDO WTO World Trade Organisation

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