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At the September 19 meeting of the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body, several WTO disputes involving China were on the agenda, one involving an appeal, one implementation, and another the systemic implications of a prior ruling.
In a WTO consultations request from last week that was made public yesterday, China has supplemented its previous request related to U.S. export restrictions on semiconductors.
Yesterday, a WTO panel found that tariffs imposed by China in response to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports were in violation of WTO obligations.
At today's meeting of the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body, the U.S., Hong Kong, and China continued to argue about a U.S. measure involving the origin marking for products from Hong Kong, and a panel report finding China's anti-dumping measure on steel imports from Japan to violate WTO rules
News reports indicate that China is taking an additional month to review the tariffs on Australian barley that were the subject of a WTO dispute, and which China recently agreed to review.
With the WTO's Appellate Body still not functioning due to U.S. blocking of appointments, the Multi-Party Interim Appeal Arbitration Arrangement (MPIA) has emerged as an alternative mechanism for hearing appeals of WTO panel reports. In two ongoing WTO disputes involving complaints by the EU against China, China and the