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Southern African Customs Union poultry safeguards

On 14 June 2019, the European Union requested formal consultations with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) over safeguard measures affecting imports of frozen chicken cuts from the EU.

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African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP)Southern African Development Community (SADC)
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Dispute settlement
Dispute settlement
Bilateral disputes

Summary of the case

The EU includes a dispute settlement mechanism in all its trade agreements so that the EU and its trading partners can resolve disputes.

The system allows for the rapid settlement of disputes and is modeled after the WTO dispute settlement system. It is specifically designed to deal with disputes arising out of the rules of the bilateral trade agreement.

On 14 June 2019, the European Union requested formal consultations with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) over safeguard measures affecting imports of frozen chicken cuts from the EU.

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