Brazil alleges the US measures are inconsistent with a number of procedural and substantive provisions under the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM Agreement) and Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994.
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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.