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WT/DS577 - United States - Anti-dumping and countervailing duties on ripe olives from Spain

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Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: EU
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Turkey

On 29 January 2019, the European Union requested consultations with the United States concerning the imposition of countervailing and anti-dumping duties on ripe olives from Spain applicable since 1 August 2018, as well as Section 771B of the Tariff Act of 1930 that served as a basis for the imposition of those duties.

Relevant WTO provision: Articles 1.1(a), 1.1(b), 1.2, 2.1, 2.1(a), 2.1(b), 2.1(c), 2.2, 2.4, 10, 14, 15.1, 15.2, 15.5, 19.1, 19.3, 19.4, 32.1 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM). ; Articles VI:1, VI:2, VI:3 of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT 1994); Article 3.1, 3.2, 3.5 Anti-dumping Agreement


  • Consultations requested: 29 January 2019
  • Panel requested: 16 May 2019
  • Panel established: 24 June 2019


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Latest news

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EU wins WTO compliance action against US in ripe olives dispute

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has today confirmed that the EU was right to challenge the US for not complying with a ruling relating to ripe olives from Spain. Today's WTO panel report presents again a clear and full win for the EU.

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