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WT/DS262 - United States - Anti-dumping and countervailing measures on certain steel products

WTO dispute settlement case - Launched by the EU

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Dispute settlement
WTO - Case launched by the EU

Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties: Canada, Japan

The EC considers that the sunset review of these measures and certain aspects of the US legislation on sunset review are in breach of the WTO provisions. The main issues are the treatment on non-cooperation, the definition of 'de minimis' dumping margin, the cumulation of imports on the injury analysis and the negligibility of the import volumes.

Relevant WTO provision: AD(1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 11, 18); SCM (10, 11, 12, 15, 21, 32); GATT (VI, X); WTO (XVI)


Consultations held on 12 Sept. 2002.

  • Consultations requested: 25 July 2002


Full case details and WTO documents on the WTO website

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