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WT/DS597 - United States - Origin Marking Requirements - Complaint by Hong Kong

WTO dispute settlement case - EU as third party

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Dispute settlement
WTO - EU as third party

Summary of the case

  • Complaint by: Hong Kong
  • Complaint against: United States
  • Third parties: EU, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, Republic Of, Norway, Russian Federation, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine

On 30 October 2020, Hong Kong, China requested consultations with the United States regarding certain measures concerning the origin marking requirement applicable to goods produced in Hong Kong, China.

Relevant WTO provision: Articles I:1, IX:1, X:3(a) and XXI of the GATT 1994;; Articles 2(c), 2(d) and 2(e) of the Agreement on Rules of Origin;; Article 2.1 of the TBT Agreement


  • Consultations requested: 30 October 2020
  • Panel requested: 14 January 2021
  • Panel established: 22 February 2021
  • Panel report circulated: 29 April 2021


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