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On 22 May 2018, the Director-General composed the panel.
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.
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.
We will provide updates on this blog as the Panel’s report becomes available.
John Reiterowski, DS Lawyers Canada, LLP
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