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WT/DS332 - Measures affecting imports of retreaded tyres

Last update: 08/02/2012

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: Brazil
  • Third parties:
Summary of case:

Brazil has imposed an import ban on retreaded tyres, has adopted measures banning the importation of used tyres and has imposed a fine per unit on the importation, marketing, transportation, storage and keeping of imported but not of domestic retreaded tyres.

Relevant WTO provision:

GATT (I:1,III:4, XI:1, XIII:1)

Current situation:

The Appellate Body has ruled on 3 December 2007 that Brazil's measures are incompatible with the GATT 1994, and the DSB has adopted the reports. Brazil now has to implement the ruling.

Consultation:

Date of request: 06/07/2006

Panel:

Date of request: 20/06/2005
Date of circulation of report: 12/06/2007

Appeal:

Date of request: 03/09/2007
Date of circulation of report: 03/12/2007

Date of adoption - panel/AB report:

17/12/2007

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