DS534: United States — Anti-Dumping Measures Applying Differential Pricing Methodology to Softwood Lumber from Canada

DS534: United States — Anti-Dumping Measures Applying Differential Pricing Methodology to Softwood Lumber from Canada

The Latest News:

On 22 May 2018, the Director-General composed the panel.

 

The Dispute:

On 28 November 2017, Canada requested consultations with the United States with respect to the United States’ anti-dumping measures applying the Differential Pricing Methodology to softwood lumber products from Canada.

Canada claimed that the measures appear to be inconsistent with numerous articles of the Anti-Dumping Agreement; and Articles VI:1 and VI:2 of the GATT 1994.

 

Panel and Appellate Body Proceedings:

On 15 March 2018, Canada requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on 27 March 2018, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel.  On May 9, 2018, Canada requested the Director-General to compose the panel.

Brazil, China, the European Union, Japan, Kazakhstan, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and Viet Nam have reserved their rights to participate in the Panel proceedings as third parties.

For the full list of documents filed with the WTO, click here.

 

Stay Tuned…

We will provide updates on this blog as the Panel’s report becomes available.

J

John Reiterowski, DS Lawyers Canada, LLP

jreiterowski@dsavocats.ca

DS Customs & Trade team located in Paris, Brussels, Montreal, Toronto, Lima, Singapore, Vietnam, Beijing, Guangzhou, Dakar and Cotonou is at your disposal to provide you with additional information.

CONTACT US:

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