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WT/DS302 - Measures affecting the importation and internal sale of cigarettes

WTO dispute settlement case - EU as third party

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Dispute settlement
WTO - EU as third party

Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: Honduras
  • Complaint against: Dominican Republic
  • Third parties: EU, Chile, China, United States

Measures affecting the importation and internal sale of cigarettes


The panel and the Appellate Body ruled that the Dominican Republic's measures are inconsistent with the GATT 1994. Honduras and the Dominican Republic agreed on a reasonable time for a part of the implementation, which has expired on 19 May 2005. There is no further information, given that the Dominican Republic has not submitted status reports under Article 21.6 of the DSU.

  • Consultations requested: 08 October 2003
  • Panel requested: 08 December 2003
  • Panel established: 09 January 2003
  • Panel report circulated: 26 November 2004
  • Appeal requested: 24 January 2005
  • Appeal report circulated: 25 April 2005
  • Panel/Appellate Body report adopted: 19 May 2005


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