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WT/DS343 - United States - Measures Relating to Shrimp from Thailand

WTO dispute settlement case - EU as third party

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Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: Thailand
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties: EU, Brazil, Chile, India, Japan, Korea, Republic Of, Mexico, Viet Nam

Thailand challenges the use of zeroing by the US in the anti-dumping duty measure, and the "Continuous Bond Requirement" imposed by the US on imports of shrimp from Thailand subject to the anti-dumping duties, considering that these measures are inconsistent with a number of ADA and GATT obligations.

Relevant WTO provision: Articles 1, 2.1, 2.4, 2.4.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 5.8, 9.2 and 9.3 of the Anti-Dumping Agreement; Articles II, III, VI:1 and VI:2 of the GATT 1994


The panel report was circulated on 29 February 2008 and it has been appeal by both Thailand and the United States

  • Consultations requested: 24 April 2006
  • Panel requested: 15 September 2006
  • Panel established: 26 October 2006
  • Panel report circulated: 29 April 2008
  • Appeal requested: 17 April 2008


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