WTO Disputes

Total 24 Posts

China Removes Restrictions on Canadian Canola Seeds

The Canadian government announced yesterday that "Canada has been advised that China has reinstated access to its market for two Canadian companies that China Customs had suspended from exporting canola seed to China since March 2019." The Chinese restrictions had been the subject of a Canadian request for a WTO

Panel Composed in WTO Complaint Brought by Australia against Chinese Anti-Dumping Measures on Wine

A WTO panel has been composed to hear Australia's complaint that Chinese anti-dumping measures on wine violated WTO rules.

EU Files WTO Complaint Against China for Restricting EU Companies from Going to Foreign Court for Patent Protection

The European Union announced today that it is filing a complaint against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) "for restricting EU companies from going to a foreign court to protect and use their patents."

EU Requests WTO Consultations on Chinese Trade Restrictions against Lithuania

In response to concerns about Chinese restrictions on trade with Lithuania, which resulted from Lithuanian actions related to Taiwan, the EU has now filed a consultations request at the WTO. This piece examines the factual and legal aspects of the request, along with the EU's explanations in a press release

WTO Arbitrator Issues Decision on China's Proposed Retaliation for U.S. WTO Violation

After a decision issued today by a WTO arbitrator, China can now seek final authorization from the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) to impose tariffs in response to a U.S. violation of WTO rules.

Panel Composed in WTO Complaint Brought By Japan on Chinese Anti-Dumping Measures

As we reported here, on September 27, 2021 the WTO established a panel to hear a dispute over China's anti-dumping (AD) duties on stainless steel products from Japan (DS601). Today, the WTO announced that the panel in the case was composed on January 24 by the WTO Director-General.

China Files WTO Panel Request Against Various Australian AD/CVD Measures

In July, we wrote about China's request for consultations at the WTO on AD/CVD measures by Australia against several Chinese products: wind towers, stainless steels sinks, and railway wheels. China has now filed a panel request in that dispute.
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