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WT/DS152 - Sections 301-310 of the Trade Act of 1974

Last update: 01/12/2003

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties:
    Brazil - Canada - Colombia - Costa Rica - Cuba - Dominica - Dominican Republic - Ecuador - Hong Kong - India - Israel - Jamaica - Japan - Korea, Republic Of - Saint Lucia - Thailand
Summary of case:

By imposing strict time limits within which unilateral determinations must be made and trade sanctions taken, certain parts of sections 301-310 of the Trade Act do not allow the US to comply with the DSU.

Relevant WTO provision:

DSU (3, 21, 22, 23)
WTO (XVI:4)
GATT (I, II, III, VIII, XI)

Current situation:

Panel report adopted.

Consultation:

Date of request: 25/11/1998

Panel:

Date of request: 26/01/1999
Date of establishment: 02/03/1999
Date of circulation of report: 22/12/1999

Date of adoption - panel/AB report:

27/01/2000

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