EU welcomes Japan joining dispute settlement arrangement
The European Commission welcomes Japan’s decision today to join the Multi-party Interim Appeal Arbitration Arrangement (MPIA), which is open to all World Trade Organization (WTO) members.
EU requests two WTO panels against China: trade restrictions on Lithuania and high-tech patents
The EU has today requested the establishment of panels at the World Trade Organization for two of its ongoing trade disputes with China.
Commission publishes latest Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List
The Commission’s third Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List, published today, names websites and physical marketplaces outside the EU that are reported to engage in, facilitate or benefit from counterfeiting and piracy.
WTO panel rules against Indonesia's export limitations on raw materials
The EU welcomes the World Trade Organization's (WTO) clear ruling confirming that Indonesia's export ban and domestic processing requirement on nickel ore violates WTO rules. The WTO panel report was made public today.
WTO Panel rules against Colombia’s anti-dumping duties on frozen fries in line with EU’s claims
The EU welcomes the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that confirms that the anti-dumping duties imposed by Colombia on frozen fries from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands are in breach of WTO rules and unfairly restrict access to the Colombian market for European producers.
EU wins WTO case against Turkey's discriminatory practices on pharmaceuticals
The EU welcomes today's appeal arbitration award by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the case the EU brought against Turkey on pharmaceutical products.
EU and UK agree on way forward in WTO dispute concerning UK’s green energy subsidy scheme
The EU and the UK have agreed on a way forward to address the EU’s concerns about discrimination in the UK’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which is the UK’s main mechanism for supporting low-carbon electricity generation.
WTO panel rejects most of Turkey’s challenges of the EU’s steel safeguard
The EU takes note of the World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruling on the EU steel safeguard. The verdict is overall satisfactory for the EU because the most important questions were resolved in the EU’s favour.
WTO Panel rules against Turkey’s discrimination of foreign medicines in line with EU’s claims
The EU welcomes the WTO Panel ruling that Turkey cannot require foreign producers of pharmaceuticals to move their production to the country for those pharmaceuticals to be eligible for reimbursement under Turkish social security schemes.
EU challenges China at the WTO to defend its high-tech sector
The European Union is filing today a case against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for restricting EU companies from going to a foreign court to protect and use their patents.