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DISPUTE SETTLEMENT: APPELLATE BODY

Appellate Body Reports

To date, the Appellate Body has issued 126 Reports. The Reports below are listed in reverse chronological order according to the date when the appeal was filed.

2014   back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference

United States — Countervailing Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India
WT/DS436

United States — Carbon Steel (India) WT/DS436/AB/R

India

United States, India

  SCM Agreement, DSU  
China — Measures Related to the Exportation of Rare Earths, Tungsten, and Molybdenum
WT/DS431, WT/DS432 WT/DS433
China - Rare Earths WT/DS431/AB/R, WT/DS432/AB/R and WT/DS433/AB/R

United States, China

China, United States, European Union, Japan

Other Appellant: China
29 August 2014 China's Accession Protocol, WTO Agreement, GATT 1994, DSU  

United States – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Products from China

US — Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures (China)

WT/DS449/AB/R

WT/DS449/AB/R/Corr.1

China

United States, China

Other Appellant: United States
22 July 2014 SCM Agreement, GATT 1994, DSU  

European Communities – Measures Prohibiting the Importation and Marketing of Seal Products

EC — Seal Products

WT/DS400/AB/R and WT/DS401/AB/R

 

Canada, Norway

European Union, Canada, Norway

Other Appellant: European Union
18 June 2014 TBT Agreement, GATT 1994  

 

2013  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference

Canada — Certain Measures Affecting the Renewable Energy Generation Sector and Canada — Measures Relating to the Feed-in Tariff Program

Canada — Renewable Energy and Canada — FIT Program WT/DS412/AB/R and WT/DS426/AB/R

Canada

Japan, European Union, Canada 24 May 2013 TRIMs; SCM Agreement; GATT 1994  

 

2012  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference

China — Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties on Grain Oriented Flat-Rolled Electrical Steel from the United States

China — GOES WT/DS414/AB/R

China

United States 16 November 2012 Anti-Dumping; SCM Agreement  

United States — Certain Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) Requirements

US — COOL WT/DS384/AB/R,
WT/DS386/AB/R

United States, Canada, Mexico

Canada, Mexico, United States 23 July 2012 TBT Agreement  
United States — Measures Concerning the Importation, Marketing, and Sale of Tuna and Tuna Products US — Tuna II (Mexico) WT/DS381/AB/R United States, Mexico Mexico, United States 13 June 2012 TBT Agreement, GATT 1994, DSU  
United States — Measures Affecting the Production and Sale of Clove Cigarettes US — Clove Cigarettes WT/DS406/AB/R United States

Indonesia

24 April 2012 TBT Agreement, DSU  

  

2011  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
Philippines — Taxes on Distilled Spirits Philippines — Distilled Spirits WT/DS396/AB/R,
WT/DS403/AB/R
Philippines, European Union European Union, United States, Philippines 20 January 2012 GATT 1994  
China — Measures Related to the Exportation of Various Raw Materials China — Raw Materials WT/DS394/AB/R/
WT/DS395/AB/R/
WT/DS398/AB/R
China, United States, European Union, Mexico United States, European Union, Mexico, China 22 February 2012 GATT 1994, DSU, China’s Accession Protocol  
United States — Measures Affecting Imports of Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tyres from China US — Tyres (China) WT/DS399/AB/R China United States 5 October 2011 China's Accession Protocol, DSU, GATT 1994  
United States — Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft (Second Complaint) US — Large Civil Aircraft (2nd complaint) WT/DS353/AB/R European Union, United States United States, European Union 23 March 2012 SCM Agreement, DSU  
European Communities — Definitive Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Iron or Steel Fasteners from China EC — Fasteners (China) WT/DS397/AB/R European Union, China China, European Union 28 July 2011 Anti-Dumping, DSU, GATT 1994, WTO Agreement  
Thailand — Customs and Fiscal Measures on Cigarettes from the Philippines Thailand — Cigarettes (Philippines) WT/DS371/AB/R Thailand Philippines 15 July 2011 Anti-Dumping, Customs Valuation, DSU, GATT 1994, TRIPS, WTO Agreement  

  

2010  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
United States — Definitive Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties on Certain Products from China US — Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties (China) WT/DS379/AB/R China United States 25 March 2011 SCM Agreement, GATT 1994, DSU  
European Communities and Certain Member States — Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft EC and Certain Member States — Large Civil Aircraft WT/DS316/AB/R European Union; United States United States;  European Union 1 June 2011 SCM Agreement, DSU  
Australia Measures Affecting the Importation of Apples from New Zealand Australia Apples WT/DS367/AB/R Australia;  New Zealand New Zealand;  Australia 17 December 2010 SPS Agreement, DSU  

  

2009  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
China — Measures Affecting Trading Rights and Distribution Services for Certain Publications and Audiovisual Entertainment Products China — Publications and Audiovisual Products WT/DS363/AB/R China,  United States United States,   China 19 January 2010 China's Accession Protocol, China's Accession Working Party Report; GATT 1994; GATS; DSU  
United States — Measures Relating to Zeroing and Sunset Reviews — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Japan US — Zeroing (Japan) (Article 21.5 — Japan) WT/DS322/AB/RW United States Japan 31 August 2009 Anti-Dumping, GATT 1994, DSU  
United States — Laws, Regulations and Methodology for Calculating Dumping Margins ("Zeroing") — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the European Communities US — Zeroing (EC) (Article 21.5 — EC) WT/DS294/AB/RW European Communities, United States United States; European Communities 11 June 2009 Anti-Dumping, GATT 1994, DSU  

 

2008  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
United States — Continued Existence and Application of Zeroing Methodology US — Continued Zeroing WT/DS350/AB/R European Communities; United States United States; European Communities 19 February 2009 Anti-Dumping, GATT 1994, DSU  
China — Measures Affecting Imports of Automobile Parts
WT/DS339, WT/DS340, WT/DS342
China — Auto Parts WT/DS339/AB/R; WT/DS340/AB/R; WT/DS342/AB/R China Canada; European Communities; United States 20 January 2009 GATT 1994; China's Accession Working Party Report  
European Communities — Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas — Second Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Ecuador EC — Bananas III (Article 21.5 — Ecuador II) WT/DS27/AB/RW2/ECU
WT/DS27/AB/RW2/ECU/Corr.1
European Communities Ecuador 11 December 2008 GATT 1994, DSU  
European Communities — Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the United States EC — Bananas III (Article 21.5 — US) WT/DS27/AB/RW/US
WT/DS27/AB/RW/USA/Corr.1
European Communities United States 22 December 2008 GATT 1994, DSU  
India — Additional and Extra-Additional Duties on Imports from the United States India — Additional Import Duties WT/DS360/AB/R United States, India India, United States 17 November 2008 GATT 1994  
United States — Continued Suspension of Obligations in the EC — Hormones Dispute US — Continued Suspension WT/DS320/AB/R European Communities; United States United States; European Communities 14 November 2008 SPS Agreement, DSU  
Canada — Continued Suspension of Obligations in the EC — Hormones Dispute Canada  — Continued Suspension WT/DS321/AB/R European Communities; Canada Canada; European Communities 14 November 2008 SPS Agreement, DSU  
United States — Customs Bond Directive for Merchandise Subject to Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duties

United States — Measures Relating to Shrimp from Thailand

US — Customs Bond Directive

  
US — Shrimp (Thailand)

WT/DS345/AB/R

  

WT/DS343/AB/R

India, Thailand, United States United States, India, Thailand 1 August 2008 Anti-Dumping, GATT 1994, SCM, DSU  
United States — Subsidies on Upland Cotton: Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Brazil US — Upland Cotton (Article 21.5 – Brazil) WT/DS267AB/RW United States; Brazil Brazil; United States 20 June 2008 SCM, Agreement on Agriculture, DS  
United States — Final Anti-dumping Measures on Stainless Steel from Mexico US — Stainless Steel (Mexico) WT/DS344/AB/R Mexico United States 20 May 2008 Anti-Dumping, GATT 1994, DSU  

 
2007  back to top

Dispute Name
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Brazil — Measures Affecting Imports of Retreaded Tyres Brazil — Retreaded Tyres WT/DS332/AB/R European Communities Brazil 17 December 2007 GATT 1994, DSU  
Japan — Countervailing Duties on Dynamic Random Access Memories from Korea Japan — DRAMs (Korea) WT/DS336/AB/R Japan, Korea Korea, Japan 17 December 2007 SCM, DSU  
Chile — Price Band System and Safeguard Measures Relating to Certain Agricultural Products (Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Argentina) Chile — Price Band System (Article 21.5 — Argentina) WT/DS207/AB/RW Chile, Argentina Argentina, Chile 22 May 2007 Agreement on Agriculture, DSU  
United States — Sunset Reviews of Anti-Dumping Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods from Argentina (Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Argentina) US — Oil Country Tubular Goods Sunset Reviews (Article 21.5 – Argentina) WT/DS268/AB/RW United States, Argentina Argentina, United States 11 May 2007 Anti-Dumping, DSU  

 
2006  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
United States — Measures Relating to Zeroing and Sunset Reviews US — Zeroing (Japan) WT/DS322/AB/R Japan, United States United States, Japan 23 January 2007
WT/DSB/M/225
Anti-Dumping, DSU, GATT 1994  
European Communities — Selected Customs Matters EC — Selected Customs Matters WT/DS315/AB/R United States, European Communities European Communities, United States 11 December 2006 GATT  
United States — Final Dumping Determination on Softwood Lumber from Canada, Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Canada US — Softwood Lumber V (Article 21.5 — Canada) WT/DS264/AB/RW Canada United States 1 September 2006
WT/DSB/M/219
Anti-Dumping  
United States — Laws, Regulations and Methodology for Calculating Dumping Margins (“Zeroing”) US — Zeroing (EC) WT/DS294/AB/R European Communities, United States United States, European Communities 9 May 2006
WT/DSB/M/211
WT/DSB/M/211/Corr.1
Anti-Dumping, DSU, GATT 1994  
United States — Investigation of the International Trade Commission in Softwood Lumber from Canada, Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Canada US — Softwood Lumber VI (Article 21.5 — Canada) WT/DS277/AB/RW Canada United States 9 May 2006
WT/DSB/M/211
WT/DSB/M/211/Corr.1
DSU, Anti-Dumping, SCM  


2005  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
Mexico — Tax Measures on Soft Drinks and Other Beverages Mexico — Taxes on Soft Drinks WT/DS308/AB/R Mexico United States 24 March 2006
WT/DSB/M/208
GATT 1994, DSU  
United States — Tax Treatment for “Foreign Sales Corporations” — Second Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the European Communities US — FSC (Article 21.5 — EC II)
 
WT/DS108/AB/RW2 United States, European Communities European Communities, United States 14 March 2006
WT/DSB/M/206
SCM, DSU  
United States — Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Respect to Certain Softwood Lumber from Canada, Recourse by Canada to Article 21.5 of the DSU US — Softwood Lumber IV (Article 21.5 — Canada) WT/DS257/AB/RW United States Canada 20 December 2005
WT/DSB/M/202
DSU  
Mexico — Definitive Anti-Dumping Measures on Beef and Rice, Complaint with Respect to Rice Mexico — Anti-Dumping Measures on Rice WT/DS295/AB/R Mexico United States 20 December 2005
WT/DSB/M/202
DSU, Anti-Dumping, SCM  
United States — Anti-Dumping Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) from Mexico US — Anti-Dumping Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods WT/DS282/AB/R Mexico, United States United States, Mexico 28 November 2005
WT/DSB/M/200
Anti-Dumping, DSU, GATT 1994  
European Communities — Customs Classification of Frozen Boneless Chicken Cuts EC — Chicken Cuts WT/DS269/AB/R; WT/DS286/AB/R European Communities, Brazil, Thailand Brazil, Thailand, European Communities 27 September 2005
WT/DSB/M/198
GATT 1994, DSU  
United States — Countervailing Duty Investigation on Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors (DRAMS) from Korea US — Countervailing Duty Investigation on DRAMS WT/DS296/AB/R United States, Korea Korea, United States 20 July 2005
WT/DSB/M/194
SCM, DSU  
European Communities — Export Subsidies on Sugar EC — Export Subsidies on Sugar WT/DS265/AB/R
WT/DS266/AB/R
WT/DS283/AB/R
European Communities, Australia, Brazil, Thailand Australia, Brazil, Thailand, European Communities 19 May 2005
WT/DSB/M/189
GATT 1994, DSU, Agriculture, SCM  
Dominican Republic — Measures Affecting the Importation and Internal Sale of Cigarettes Dominican Republic — Import and Sale of Cigarettes WT/DS302/AB/R Dominican Republic, Honduras Honduras, Dominican Republic 19 May 2005
WT/DSB/M/189
GATT 1994, DSU  
United States — Measures Affecting the Cross-Border Supply of Gambling and Betting Services US — Gambling WT/DS285/AB/R United States, Antigua and Barbuda United States, Antigua and Barbuda 20 April 2005
WT/DSB/M/188
GATS, DSU  
United States — Subsidies on Upland Cotton US — Upland Cotton WT/DS267/AB/R United States, Brazil Brazil, United States 21 March 2005
WT/DSB/M/186
Agriculture, DSU, GATT 1994, SCM  
  

2004  back to top

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
United States — Sunset Reviews of Anti-Dumping Measures on Oil Country Tubular Goods from Argentina US — Oil Country Tubular Goods Sunset Reviews WT/DS268/AB/R United States, Argentina Argentina, United States 17 December 2004
WT/DSB/M/180
DSU, Anti-Dumping, GATT 1994  
Canada — Measures Relating to Exports of Wheat and Treatment of Imported Grain Canada — Wheat Exports and Grain Imports WT/DS276/AB/R United States
Canada
United States
Canada
27 September 2004 WT/DSB/M/176 GATT 1994
DSU
 
United States — Final Dumping Determination on Softwood Lumber from Canada US — Softwood Lumber V WT/DS264/AB/R United States
Canada
United States
Canada
 
31 August 2004 WT/DSB/M/175 Anti-Dumping, GATT 1994  
European Communities — Conditions for the Granting of Tariff Preferences to Developing Countries EC — Tariff Preferences WT/DS246/AB/R European Communities India 20 April 2004
WT/DSB/M/167
GATT 1994  
  

2003  back to top
  

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
United States — Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Respect to Certain Softwood Lumber from Canada US —Softwood Lumber IV WT/DS257/AB/R United States,
Canada
United States,
Canada
February 17, 2004
WT/DSB/M/165
SCM
GATT 1994
 
United States — Sunset Review of Anti-Dumping Duties on Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from Japan US — Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sunset Review

WT/DS244/AB/R

Japan United States January 9, 2004
WT/DSB/M/162
Anti-Dumping, WTO Agreement  
Japan — Measures Affecting the Importation of Apples Japan — Apples WT/DS245/AB/R Japan, United States Japan, United States December 10, 2003
WT/DSB/M/160
SPS, DSU  
United States — Definitive Safeguard Measures on Imports of Certain Steel Productsl US — Steel Safeguards

WT/DS248/AB/R, WT/DS249/AB/R, WT/DS251/AB/R, WT/DS252/AB/R, WT/DS253/AB/R, WT/DS254/AB/R, WT/DS258/AB/R
and
WT/DS259/AB/R

United States,
Brazil
China
European Communities
Japan
Korea
New Zealand
Norway
Switzerland
United States
Brazil
China
European Communities
Japan
Korea
New Zealand
Norway
Switzerland
December 10, 2003
WT/DSB/M/160
Safeguards, GATT 1994, DSU  
European Communities — Anti-Dumping Duties on Malleable Cast Iron Tube or Pipe Fittings from Brazil EC — Tube or Pipe Fittings
WT/DS219/AB/R
Brazil European Communities August 18, 2003
WT/DSB/M/154
GATT 1994

Anti-Dumping

 
European Communities — Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports of Cotton-Type Bed Linen from India — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by India EC — Bed Linen
(Article 21.5 — India) 

WT/DS141/AB/RW
India European Communities April 24, 2003
WT/DSB/M/148
Anti-Dumping

DSU

2003:III, 965
  

2002  back to top
  

Dispute Name
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United States —
Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000

US — Offset Act
(Byrd Amendment )

WT/DS217/AB/R
WT/DS234/AB/R

United States Australia, Brazil,
Canada, Chile,
European Communities, India,
Indonesia, Japan,
Korea, Mexico,
Thailand
January 27, 2003
WT/DSB/M/142
DSU

WTO Agreement

Anti-Dumping

SCM

2003:I, 375
Canada —
Measures Affecting the Importation of Milk and the Exportation of Dairy Products, — Second Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by New Zealand and the United States
Canada — Dairy
(Article 21.5 — New Zealand and US II) 
WT/DS103/AB/RW2 WT/DS113/AB/RW2 Canada New Zealand, United States January 17, 2003
WT/DSB/M/141
Agriculture 2003:I, 213
United States —
Countervailing Measures Concerning Certain Products from the European Communities
US — Countervailing Measures on Certain EC Products  WT/DS212/AB/R United States European Communities January 8, 2003
WT/DSB/M/140
WTO Agreement

SCM

2003:I, 5
United States —
Countervailing
Duties on Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from Germany
US — Carbon Steel 

WT/DS213/AB/R
and Corr.1

United States, European Communities United States, European Communities December 19, 2002
WT/DSB/M/139
DSU

SCM

2002:IX, 3779
European Communities — Trade Description of Sardines EC — Sardines  WT/DS231/AB/R European Communities Peru October 23, 2002
WT/DSB/M/134
DSU

TBT

2002:VIII, 3359
Chile —
Price Band System and Safeguard Measures Relating to Certain Agricultural Products
Chile — Price Band System  WT/DS207/AB/R Chile Argentina October 23, 2002
WT/DSB/M/134
DSU

GATT 1994

Agriculture

2002:VIII, 3045
India —
Measures Affecting the Automotive Sector
**
India — Autos  WT/DS146/AB/R WT/DS175/AB/R India European Communities, United States April 5, 2002
WT/DSB/M/122
  2002:V, 1821
** India withdrew its appeal the day before the oral hearing was scheduled to proceed.

  
2001  back to top
 

Dispute Name
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United States —
Definitive Safeguard Measures on Imports of Circular Welded Carbon Quality Line Pipe from Korea
US — Line Pipe  WT/DS202/AB/R United States, Korea United States, Korea March 8, 2002
WT/DSB/M/121
GATT 1994

Safeguards

2002:IV, 1403

Canada —
Measures Affecting the Importation of Milk and the Exportation of Dairy Products, — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by New Zealand and the United States

Canada — Dairy
(Article 21.5 — New Zealand and US) 
WT/DS103/AB/RW
WT/DS113/AB/RW
Canada New Zealand, United States December 18, 2001
WT/DSB/M/116
Agriculture

SCM

2001:XIII, 6829
United States —
Section 211 Omnibus Appropriations Act of 1998
US — Section 211 Appropriations Act  WT/DS176/AB/R European Communities, United States European Communities, United States February 1, 2002
WT/DSB/M/119
DSU

TRIPS

2002 :II, 589
United States —
Tax Treatment for “Foreign Sales Corporations”, — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the European Communities
US — FSC
(Article 21.5 — EC) 
WT/DS108/AB/RW United States, European Communities United States, European Communities January 29, 2002
WT/DSB/M/118
DSU

GATT 1994

Agriculture

SCM

2002 :I, 55
Mexico —
Anti-Dumping Investigation of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) from the United States, — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the United States
Mexico — Corn Syrup
(Article 21.5 — US) 
WT/DS132/AB/RW Mexico United States November 21, 2001
WT/DSB/M/113
DSU

Anti-Dumping

2001:XIII, 6675
United States —
Import Prohibition of Certain Shrimp and Shrimp Products, — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by Malaysia
US — Shrimp
(Article 21.5 — Malaysia) 
WT/DS58/AB/RW Malaysia United States November 21, 2001
WT/DSB/M/113
GATT 1994 2001:XIII, 6481
United States —
Transitional Safeguard Measure on Combed Cotton Yarn from Pakistan
US — Cotton Yarn  WT/DS192/AB/R United States Pakistan November 5, 2001
WT/DSB/M/112
DSU

GATT 1994

Textiles and Clothing

2001:XII, 6027
United States —
Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Products from Japan
US — Hot-Rolled Steel  WT/DS184/AB/R United States, Japan United States, Japan August 23, 2001
WT/DSB/M/108
DSU

WTO Agreement

Anti-Dumping

2001:X, 4697
United States —
Safeguard Measures on Imports of Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Lamb Meat from New Zealand and Australia
US — Lamb 

WT/DS177/AB/R
WT/DS178/AB/R

United States, Australia, New Zealand United States, Australia, New Zealand

May 16, 2001
WT/DSB/M/105
and Corr.1

DSU

GATT 1994

Safeguards

2001:IX, 4051
  

2000  back to top

Dispute Name
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Thailand —
Anti-Dumping Duties on Angles, Shapes and Sections of Iron or Non-Alloy Steel and H-Beams from Poland
Thailand — H-Beams  WT/DS122/AB/R Thailand Poland April 5, 2001
WT/DSB/M/103
DSU

Anti-Dumping

2001:VII, 2701
European Communities —
Measures Affecting Asbestos and Asbestos — Containing Products
EC — Asbestos  WT/DS135/AB/R Canada, European Communities Canada, European Communities April 5, 2001
WT/DSB/M/103
DSU

GATT 1994

TBT

2001:VII, 2701
European Communities — Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports of Cotton-Type Bed Linen from India EC — Bed Linen WT/DS141/AB/R European Communities India March 12, 2001
WT/DSB/M/101
Anti-Dumping 2001:V, 2049
United States —
Definitive Safeguard Measures on Imports of Wheat Gluten from the European Communities
US — Wheat Gluten  WT/DS166/AB/R United States, European Communities United States, European Communities

January 19, 2001
WT/DSB/M/97

DSU

GATT 1994

Safeguards

2001:II, 717
United States —
Import Measures on Certain Products from the European Communities
US — Certain EC Products  WT/DS165/AB/R European Communities, United States European Communities, United States January 10, 2001
WT/DSB/M/96
DSU

GATT 1994

2001:I, 373
Korea —
Measures Affecting Imports of Fresh, Chilled and Frozen Beef
Korea — Various Measures on Beef  WT/DS161/AB/R
WT/DS169/AB/R
Korea Australia, United States January 10, 2001
WT/DSB/M/96
GATT 1994

Agriculture

LIC

2001:I, 5
Canada —
Term of Patent Protection
Canada — Patent Term  WT/DS170/AB/R Canada United States September 18, 2000
WT/DSB/M/90
TRIPS 2000:X, 5093
United States —
Anti-Dumping Act of 1916,
US — 1916 Act  

WT/DS136/AB/R
WT/DS162/AB/R

European Communities, United States, Japan European Communities, United States, Japan September 26, 2000
WT/DSB/M/89
DSU

WTO Agreement

GATT 1994

Anti-Dumping

2000:X, 4793
Canada —
Measures Affecting the Export of Civilian Aircraft, Recourse by Brazil to Article 21.5 of the DSU
Canada — Aircraft
(Article 21.5 — Brazil) 
WT/DS70/AB/RW Brazil Canada August 4, 2000
WT/DSB/M/87
SCM 2000:IX, 4299
Brazil —
Export Financing Programme for Aircraft, Recourse by Canada to Article 21.5 of the DSU
Brazil — Aircraft
(Article 21.5 — Canada) 
WT/DS46/AB/RW Brazil Canada August 4, 2000
WT/DSB/M/87
SCM 2000:VIII, 4067
Canada —
Certain Measures Affecting the Automotive Industry
Canada — Autos  WT/DS139/AB/R
WT/DS142/AB/R
Canada, Japan, European Communities Canada, Japan, European Communities June 19, 2000
WT/DSB/M/84
GATT 1994

TRIMS

SCM

GATS

2000:VI, 2985
United States —
Imposition of Countervailing Duties on Certain Hot-Rolled Lead and Bismuth Carbon Steel Products Originating in the United Kingdom
US — Lead and Bismuth II  WT/DS138/AB/R United States European Communities June 7, 2000
WT/DSB/M/83
DSU

GATT 1994

Anti-Dumping

SCM

2000:V, 2595
  

1999  back to top
  

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference

United States —
Tax Treatment for “Foreign Sales Corporations”

 US — FSC  WT/DS108/AB/R United States European Communities March 20, 2000
WT/DSB/M/77
Agriculture

SCM

2000:III, 1619
Korea —
Definitive Safeguard Measure on Imports of Certain Dairy Products
Korea — Dairy  WT/DS98/AB/R Korea, European Communities Korea, European Communities January 12, 2000
WT/DSB/M/73
DSU

GATT 1994

Safeguards

2000:I, 3
Argentina —
Safeguard Measures on Imports of Footwear
Argentina — Footwear (EC)  WT/DS121/AB/R Argentina, European Communities Argentina, European Communities January 12, 2000
WT/DSB/M/73
DSU

GATT 1994

Safeguards

2000:I, 515
Chile —
Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages
Chile — Alcoholic Beverages  WT/DS87/AB/R
WT/DS110/AB/R
Chile European Communities January 12, 2000
WT/DSB/M/73

DSU

2000:I, 281

Turkey —
Restrictions on Imports of Textile and Clothing Products

Turkey — Textiles  WT/DS34/AB/R Turkey India November 19, 1999
WT/DSB/M/71
GATT 1994 1999:VI, 2345
Canada —
Measures Affecting the Importation of Milk and the Exportation of Dairy Products
Canada — Dairy 

WT/DS103/AB/R
WT/DS113/AB/R

and Corr.1

Canada New Zealand, United States October 27, 1999
WT/DSB/M/70
GATT 1994

Agriculture

1999:V, 2057
India —
Quantitative Restrictions on Imports of Agricultural, Textile and Industrial Products
India — Quantitative Restrictions  WT/DS90/AB/R India United States September 22, 1999
WT/DSB/M/68
DSU

GATT 1994

Agriculture

1999:IV, 1763
Canada —
Measures Affecting the Export of Civilian Aircraft
Canada — Aircraft  WT/DS70/AB/R Canada, Brazil Canada, Brazil August 20, 1999
WT/DSB/M/67
DSU

SCM

1999:III, 1377
Brazil —
Export Financing Programme for Aircraft
Brazil — Aircraft  WT/DS46/AB/R Brazil, Canada Brazil, Canada August 20, 1999
WT/DSB/M/67
SCM 1999:III, 1161
  

1998  back to top
  

Dispute Name
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Japan —
Measures Affecting Agricultural Products
Japan — Agricultural Products II  WT/DS76/AB/R Japan, United States Japan, United States March 19, 1999
WT/DSB/M/57
DSU

SPS

1999:I, 277
Korea —
Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages
Korea — Alcoholic Beverages  WT/DS75/AB/R
WT/DS84/AB/R
Korea European Communities, United States

February 17, 1999
WT/DSB/M/55
and Corr.1

DSU

GATT 1994

1999:I, 3

Guatemala —
Anti-Dumping Investigation Regarding Portland Cement from Mexico
Guatemala — Cement I  WT/DS60/AB/R Guatemala Mexico

November 25, 1998
WT/DSB/M/51
and Add.1
and Add.2

DSU

Anti-Dumping

1998:IX, 3767
Australia —
Measures Affecting Importation of Salmon
Australia — Salmon  WT/DS18/AB/R Australia, Canada Australia, Canada

November 6, 1998
WT/DSB/M/50

SPS 1998:VIII, 3327
United States —
Import Prohibition of Certain Shrimp and Shrimp Products
US — Shrimp  WT/DS58/AB/R United States India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand November 6, 1998
WT/DSB/M/50
GATT 1994 1998:VII, 2755
European Communities —
Measures Affecting the Importation of Certain Poultry Products
EC — Poultry 

WT/DS69/AB/R

Brazil, European Communities Brazil, European Communities July 23, 1998
WT/DSB/M/47
DSU

GATT 1994

Agriculture

LIC

1998:V, 2031
European Communities —
Customs Classification of Certain Computer Equipment
EC — Computer Equipment  WT/DS62/AB/R
WT/DS67/AB/R
WT/DS68/AB/R
European Communities United States June 22, 1998
WT/DSB/M/46
WTO Agreement

GATT 1994

1998:III, 1003
Argentina —
Measures Affecting Imports of Footwear, Textiles, Apparel and Other Items
Argentina — Textiles and Apparel 

WT/DS56/AB/R
and Corr.1

Argentina United States

April 22, 1998
WT/DSB/M/45

GATT 1994 1998:III, 1003
  

1997  back to top
  

Dispute Name
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European Communities —
Measures Concerning Meat and Meat Products (Hormones)
EC — Hormones  WT/DS26/AB/R
WT/DS48/AB/R
European Communities, United States, Canada European Communities, United States, Canada February 13, 1998
WT/DSB/M/42
DSU

SPS

1998:I, 135
India —
Patent Protection for Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemical Products
India — Patents (US)  WT/DS50/AB/R India United States January 16, 1998
WT/DSB/M/40
TRIPS

1998:I, 9

European Communities —
Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas
EC — Bananas III  WT/DS27/AB/R European Communities, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States European Communities, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States September 25, 1997
WT/DSB/M/37
GATT 1994

LIC

GATS

1997:II, 591
Canada —
Certain Measures Concerning Periodicals
Canada — Periodicals  WT/DS31/AB/R Canada, United States Canada, United States July 30, 1997
WT/DSB/M/36
DSU

GATT 1994

1997:I, 449
United States —
Measure Affecting Imports of Woven Wool Shirts and Blouses from India
US — Wool Shirts and Blouses 

WT/DS33/AB/R
and Corr.1

India United States May 23, 1997
WT/DSB/M/33
DSU

WTO Agreement

GATT 1994

Textiles and Clothing

1997:I, 323
  

1996  back to top
  

Dispute Name
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Short Title Appellate Body Report Appellants Appellees Adoption date and minutes of DSB meeting where adopted Agreements addressed DSR Reference
Brazil —
Measures Affecting Desiccated Coconut
Brazil — Desiccated Coconut  WT/DS22/AB/R Philippines, Brazil Philippines, Brazil March 20, 1997
WT/DSB/M/30
GATT 1994

SCM

1997:I, 167

United States —
Restrictions on Imports of Cotton and Man-made Fibre Underwear

US — Underwear  WT/DS24/AB/R Costa Rica United States February 25, 1997
WT/DSB/M/29
GATT 1994

Textiles and Clothing

1997:I, 11
Japan —
Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages
Japan — Alcoholic Beverages II  WT/DS8/AB/R
WT/DS10/AB/R
WT/DS11/AB/R
Japan, United States Japan, United States, Canada, European Communities November 1, 1996
WT/DSB/M/25
GATT 1994 1996:I, 97
United States —
Standards for Reformulated and Conventional Gasoline
US — Gasoline  WT/DS2/AB/R United States Brazil, Venezuela May 20, 1996
WT/DSB/M/17
GATT 1994 1996:I, 3

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