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WT/DS543 - United States - Tariff Measures on Certain Goods from China

WTO dispute settlement case - EU as third party

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WTO - EU as third party

Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: China
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties: EU, Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Republic Of, New Zealand, Norway, Russian Federation, Singapore, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), Turkey, Ukraine

On 6 December 2018, China requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on 18 December 2018, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on 28 January 2019, the DSB established a panel. Brazil, Canada, the European Union, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, New Zealand, Norway, the Russian Federation, Singapore, Chinese Taipei and Ukraine reserved their third-party rights. On 24 May 2019, China requested the Director-General to compose the panel. On 3 June 2019, the Director-General composed the panel.


  • Consultations requested: 04 April 2018
  • Panel requested: 06 December 2018
  • Panel established: 28 January 2019


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