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WT/DS283 - European Communities - Export subsidies on sugar

WTO dispute settlement case - Complaint against the EU

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Thailand
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Dispute settlement
Dispute settlement
WTO - Complaint against the EU

Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: Thailand
  • Complaint against: EU
  • Third parties: Australia, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Cote D'Ivoire, Cuba, Fiji, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, New Zealand, Paraguay, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic Of, Trinidad And Tobago, United States

Complainants claimed that the EC subsidises sugar exports in excess of its limitation commitments.

Relevant WTO provision: Agriculture (3.3, 8, 9.1, 10.1); SCM (3.1(a), 3.1(b), 3.2)

Status

The EN has implemented the Appellate Body's ruling.

  • Consultations requested: 14 March 2003
  • Panel requested: 09 July 2003
  • Panel established: 29 August 2003
  • Panel report circulated: 15 October 2004
  • Appeal requested: 13 January 2005
  • Appeal report circulated: 28 April 2005
  • Panel/Appellate Body report adopted: 19 May 2005

Documents

EU submissions and other related documents

Full case details and WTO documents on the WTO website

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