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EU-US Retaliatory Tariffs: Proposed Lists

In connection with the long-running EU-US WTO dispute over the subsidies to Boeing and Airbus, the EU released a list of U.S. products for retaliatory tariffs, after the US announced that it was going to impose import duties on European products.  The EU list covers nearly $23 billion worth of U.S. goods. The EU proposed […]

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Global Trade
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WTO Ruling in Ukraine-Russia Traffic in Transit Matter; Implications to the US

April 5, 2019:  The WTO finally ruled on a 2016 case filed by Ukraine against Russia, for preventing Ukraine’s use of Russia’s roadways and trail transit ways for movement of Ukrainian goods to end customers located outside of Russia (e.g., Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, etc.).  Russia took the position that it acted lawfully under WTO’s rules […]

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WTO Sides with US: China’s Government Support to Grain Producers Excessive

02/28/19:  The US won its dispute with China in the World Trade Organization forum over excessive government subsidies of Chinese farmers. “The United States proved that China for years provided government support for its grain producers far in excess of the levels China agreed to when it joined the WTO.  China’s excessive support limits opportunities […]

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WTO

#WTO: US Appeals Panel Report Re: US Duties on Tubulars from Turkey

January 25, 2019: The US filed an appeal concerning the WTO’s panel report in the case brought by Turkey in “United States — Countervailing Measures on Certain Pipe and Tube Products” (DS523). The panel report was circulated to WTO members on December 18, 2018. The WTO will provide further information in the next few days, […]

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Freshly Brewed
WTO

US Canadian Lumber Countervailing Measures: Public Hearing Registration Now Open

January 24m 2019: The World Trade Organization published a notice today, advising that registration is now open for a public hearing concerning the US countervailing measures against Canadian softwood lumber.  More specifically, the WTO noted that “at the request of the parties in the dispute “US — Countervailing Measures on Softwood Lumber from Canada” (DS533), […]

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Venezuela
WTO

Venezuela Files a Dispute Against the US at the WTO

January 15, 2019:  Venezuela has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States regarding US measures affecting goods and services of Venezuelan origin. Venezuela’s request was circulated to WTO members on 8 January.  See the WTO release here. Venezuela claims that certain US laws and regulations relating to goods of Venezuelan origin, the liquidity of […]

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