This is the eighth dispute involving Argentina notified to the WTO Secretariat since May this year. The other disputes are cases filed by the European Union, the United States, Japan and Mexico against Argentina, a case filed by Argentina against the European Union and two cases against the United States.
> Further information will be available within the next few days in document WT/DS453/1
What is a request for consultations?
The request for consultations formally initiates a dispute in the WTO. Consultations give the parties an opportunity to discuss the matter and to find a satisfactory solution without proceeding further with litigation. After 60 days, if consultations have failed to resolve the dispute, the complainant may request adjudication by a panel.