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WT/DS150 - India - Measures affecting customs duties

WTO dispute settlement case - Launched by the EU

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Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: India
  • Third parties: Australia, Japan, Switzerland

A series of taxes and surcharges applies to imported products in violation of India's tariff commitment and of the national treatment clause.

Relevant WTO provision: GATT (II:1(b) and III:2)


Consultations took place on 2 Dec. 1998. Certain progress has been achieved. Pending.

  • Consultations requested: 03 October 1998


Full case details and WTO documents on the WTO website

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