WTO: 2016 NEWS ITEMS

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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.

> Further information will be available within the next few days in document WT/DS514/1

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.

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