The European Union and India have agreed to a three-month delay in adopting a WTO dispute settlement report on Indian tariffs on telecom products, amid indications that the two countries may be seeking a negotiated settlement.
WTO dispute settlement
WTO Corner: Indian appeal into void, Indonesia-EU, Turkey-EU
As activity gears up at the WTO’s dispute settlement body, here a quick update on the latest developments at today’s monthly meeting.
WTO dispute settlement: reform proposals to be tabled after summer break
Work will commence in September on drafting concrete proposals for a new dispute settlement system for the WTO, a Geneva-based trade official said today. A sense of momentum is evident following a series of informal but extensive consultations over the past few months between WTO members and the diplomat charged …
WTO Corner: Plastics pollution, Argentina vs US, EU fish deal ratification
Here a roundup of notable developments at WTO headquarters in Geneva this week.
WTO Corner: EU Indonesia steel dispute, Hong Kong case, Korea washer case resolved
It’s getting interesting again at the WTO’s dispute settlement body.
Week in Brussels: Plenty of WTO news for EU, Ukraine import bans, rice safeguard
A look back at a week dominated by a fierce internal EU fight over imports of agricultural products from Ukraine. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
WTO dispute settlement panel rules Indian tariffs on IT products illegal
India has lost a set of three WTO dispute settlement cases against tariffs imposed by New Delhi on mobile phones and a number of information technology-related goods.
WTO Corner: Japan-China dispute goes to MPIA, Australia and China settle
The alternative appeals mechanism set up by 25 World Trade Organization members is set to hear a second case brought by two mighty countries: Japan and China.
WTO dispute settlement body formally starts reform conversation
Reform has emerged, like a submarine, to the surface of the World Trade Organization’s turbulent waters as the issue was formally discussed for the first time at today’s monthly meeting of the dispute settlement body.
WTO: Boost for interim appeals scheme as Japan joins MPIA
The WTO dispute settlement system has received a boost with the announcement by Japan that it is signing up to the multi-party interim appeal arbitration arrangement, or MPIA.