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The Dispute Settlement Body, which oversees disputes among WTO members, adopted reports concerning three complaints about measures applied by China on rare earths exports. Next week, Director-General Roberto AzevÍdo visits Egypt on 2 September and Rwanda on 4 September to meet with senior government representatives.

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Director-General Roberto Azevêdo visits Egypt on 2 September and Rwanda on 4 September to meet with senior government representatives.

 

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The Dispute Settlement Body, which oversees disputes among WTO members, adopted three sets of panel and Appellate Body reports concerning China's measures on the export of rare earths and other minerals. The complaints had been filed by the US, Japan and European Union.  WTO members also discussed the implementation of past DSB rulings and the process for appointing  an Appellate Body member. More details soon here.

 

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The parties to a dispute about European Union's measures on herring from the Faroe Islands have officially notified that they have settled their differences (See WT/DS469/3).