DS: United States — Tariff measures on certain goods from China III

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Complaint by China (See also DS543 and DS565)

On 2 September 2019, China requested consultations with the United States regarding tariff measures imposed by the United States on certain goods originating from China.

China claimed that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

  • Articles I:1, II:1(a) and II:1(b) of the GATT 1994; and
  • Articles 23.1, 23.2(a), 23.2(b) and 23.2(c) of the DSU.




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