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WT/DS319 - United States - Section 776 of the Tariff Act of 1930

WTO dispute settlement case - Launched by the EU

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Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties: No third party

Application of "adverse inference" (Section 776 of US Tariff Act) by the US Department of Commerce in the selection of facts available in an anti-dumping investigation regarding stainless steel bars from the UK and imposition of a 125.77% duty on imports of stainless steel bars produced by Firth Rixson Steel Special.

Relevant WTO provision: AD (1,6,Annex II, 18.4); GATT (VI:1, VI:2); WTO (XVI:4)


  • Consultations requested: 05 November 2004


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