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24 February 2000
DSB adopts HFCS report

The DSB, on 24 February, adopted a panel report on the US complaint against Mexico's anti-dumping measures on high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) from the US.

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Two new panel requests were presented for the first time, which are expected to be considered again at the next meeting:

Implementation reports were given by the EC on its banana regime and by Japan on agricultural products. Korea said it would shortly request a panel to review the US implementation of the DRAMS reports. The DSB elected Mr. Stuart Harbinson (Hong Kong, China) as its new Chairperson.