DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

DS: United States — Measures Related to Price Comparison Methodologies

This summary has been prepared by the Secretariat under its own responsibility. The summary is for general information only and is not intended to affect the rights and obligations of Members.

  

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Consultations

Complaint by China

On 12 December 2016, China requested consultations with the United States concerning certain provisions of US law pertaining to the determination of normal value for “non-market economy” countries in anti-dumping proceedings involving products from China.

China claimed that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

  • Articles 2.1, 2.2, 9.2, 18.1, 18.4 of the Anti-Dumping Agreement;
     
  • Articles I:1, VI:1 and VI:2 of the GATT 1994; and
     
  • Article XVI:4 of the Marrakesh Agreement.

On 20 December 2016, Viet Nam requested to join the consultations. On 22 December 2016, Australia, Canada, Japan and the Russian Federation requested to join the consultations. On 4 January 2017, Mexico requested to join the consultations. On 17 January 2017, the European Union requested to join the consultations. Subsequently, the United States informed the DSB that it had accepted the requests of Canada, Japan and Mexico to join the consultations.

On 3 November 2017, China requested additional consultations with the United States concerning measures adopted after the first round of consultations that took place in February 2017.

On 17 November 2017, Canada and Japan requested to join the additional consultations. On 20 November 2017, the European Union requested to join the additional consultations. On 27 November 2017, Mexico request to join the additional consultations. On 28 November 2017, Australia requested to join the additional consultations.

 

 

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