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WT/DS269 - European Communities - Customs classification of frozen boneless chicken cuts

WTO dispute settlement case - Complaint against the EU

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Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: Brazil
  • Complaint against: EU
  • Third parties: Chile, China, Thailand, United States

Regulation No. 1223/2002 concerning the classification of boneless chicken cuts under the CN heading 0207 and EC Commission decision of 31 Jan. 2003 concerning the validity of certain BTIs.

Relevant WTO provision: GATT (II, XXIII:1, XXVIII)


Consultations held on 5 Dec. 2002 and 19 March 2003. Panel requested on 19 Sept. 2003. First discussion held on the DSB meeting of 2 Oct. Panel was established on DSB meeting of 7 Nov. 2003. During the DSB meeting of 21 Nov. a single panel was established to hear both cases DS269 and DS286. Panel composed on 28 June 2004. First panel meeting scheduled for 28-29 Sept. 2004.

  • Consultations requested: 11 October 2002
  • Panel requested: 19 September 2003
  • Panel established: 07 November 2003


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