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WT/DS349 - European Communities - Measures affecting the tariff quota for fresh or chilled garlic

WTO dispute settlement case - Complaint against the EU

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Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: Argentina
  • Complaint against: EU
  • Third parties: No third party

In the context of the 2004 enlargement, the EC created a new TRQ for garlic originating in China (Council Decision 2006/398/EC and Commission Regulation (EC)No 991/2006). Argentina alleges that in doing so, the EC has not recpected the procedural rights established by Article XXIV:6 and XXVIII of the of the GATT.

Relevant WTO provision: Articles XXIV:6 and XXVIII of GATT 1994


On 14 September 2006, the EC accepted the request for consultations. Discussions are taking place on the date for the consultations.

  • Consultations requested: 06 September 2006


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