DS: Pakistan — Export Measures Affecting Hides and Skins

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Complaint by the European Communities.

On 7 November 1997, the EC requested consultations with Pakistan in respect of a Notification enacted by the Ministry of Commerce of Pakistan prohibiting the export of, inter alia, hides and skins and wet blue leather made from cow hides and cow calf hides. The EC contended that this measure limits access of EC industries to competitive sourcing of raw and semi-finished materials.


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