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WT/DS121 - Argentina - Safeguard measures on footwear

WTO dispute settlement case - Launched by the EU

Country or region
  • Argentina
Trade topics
  • Dispute settlement
Context
  • WTO - Case launched by the EU

Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: Argentina
  • Third parties: Brazil, Indonesia, Paraguay, United States, Uruguay

Argentina imposed a provisional safeguard measure followed by a definitive one, in the form of minimum specific duties on imports of footwear effective respectively as of 25 Feb. 1997 and 13 Sept. 1997.

Relevant WTO provision: Safeguards (2, 4, 5, 6, 12); GATT (XIX)

Status

Argentia removed only partially (non-sports footwear) the safeguards on 25 Feb. 2000.

  • Consultations requested: 03 April 1998
  • Panel requested: 10 June 1998
  • Panel established: 23 July 1998
  • Panel report circulated: 25 June 1999
  • Appeal requested: 15 September 1999
  • Appeal report circulated: 14 December 1999
  • Panel/Appellate Body report adopted: 12 January 2000

Documents

Full case details and WTO documents on the WTO website

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