DS: South Africa — Provisional Anti-Dumping Duties on Portland Cement from Pakistan

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Complaint by Pakistan.

On 10 November 2015, Pakistan requested consultations with South Africa regarding the imposition of provisional anti-dumping measures by South Africa on the importation of Portland cement products from Pakistan.

Pakistan claims that the measures are inconsistent with:

  • Articles 1, 2.4, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 6.1.3, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.8, 7.1, 12.1.1(i), 12.2., 18 and paragraph 6 of Annex II of the Anti‑Dumping Agreement; and
  • Article VI of the GATT 1994.




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