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WT/DS200 - Section 306 of the Trade Act of 1974 and amendments thereto ("carousel")

Last update: 24/11/2003

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties:
    Australia - Canada - Dominican Republic - Ecuador - Guatemala - Honduras - Jamaica - Japan - Panama - Saint Lucia
Summary of case:

US carousel legislation. Section 306 provides for a mandatory modification (every 6 months) of the list of products subject to sanctions imposed against the WTO member which has not complied with the WTO panel ruling.

Relevant WTO provision:

DSU (3, 21, 22, 23)
GATT (I, II, XI, XXIII)

Current situation:

WTO consultations held on 5 July 2000. Panel to be requested as soon as legislation implemented.

Consultation:

Date of request: 05/06/2000

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