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United Arab Emirates

On November 22, 2019, the European Union requested consultations with Indonesia regarding various measures concerning certain raw materials necessary for the production of stainless steel, as well as a cross-sectoral import duty exemption scheme conditional upon the use of domestic over imported goods.

On March 13, 2020, Turkey requested consultations with the European Union concerning the provisional and definitive safeguard measures imposed by the European Union on imports of certain steel products and the investigation that led to the imposition of those measures.

Turkey claimed that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.1(b), 4.1(c), 4.2, 4.2(a), 4.2(b), 4.2(c), 5.1, 5.2, 6, 7.1, 7.4 and 9.1 of the Agreement on Safeguards; and

• Articles I:1, II:1(b), XIII:1, XIII:2 and XIX:1(a) of the GATT 1994.

On January 24, 2018, the United Arab Emirates requested consultations with Pakistan concerning Pakistan's anti-dumping measures on imports of biaxially oriented polypropylene film from the United Arab Emirates.

The United Arab Emirates claimed that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 1, 2.1, 2.2.1.1, 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 5.2, 5.3, 5.8, 5.10, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.5.1, 6.8, 6.9, 9, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 18.1 and Annex II of the Anti-Dumping Agreement;

• Articles VI:1 and VI:2 of the GATT 1994.

On August 15, 2018, Turkey requested consultations with the United States concerning certain duties that the United States imposed on imports of steel and aluminum products.

Turkey claimed in its request for consultations that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 7, 8.1, 9.1, 11.1(a) and (b), 12.1, 12.2, and 12.3 of the Safeguards Agreement;

• Articles I:1, II:1(a) and (b), X:3(a), XI:1, XIII:1, XIX:1(a), and XIX:2 of the GATT 1994; and

• Article XVI:4 of the WTO Agreement.

On July 9, 2018, Switzerland requested consultations with the United States concerning certain duties that the United States imposed on imports of steel and aluminum products.

Switzerland claimed in its request for consultations that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 7, 11.1(a), 12.1, 12.2, and 12.3 of the Safeguards Agreement;

• Articles I:1, II:1(a) and (b), X:3(a), XI:1, XIX:1(a), and XIX:2 of the GATT 1994; and

• Article XVI:4 of the WTO Agreement.

On May 18, 2018, India requested consultations with the United States concerning certain duties that the United States imposed on imports of steel and aluminum products.

India claimed in its request for consultations that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 7, 9.1, 11.1(a) and (b), 12.1, 12.2, and 12.3 of the Safeguards Agreement; and

• Articles I:1, II:1(a) and (b), X:3(a), XI:1, XIX:1(a), and XIX:2 of the GATT 1994.

On October 1, 2018, Qatar requested consultations with Saudi Arabia concerning Saudi Arabia’s alleged failure to provide adequate protection of intellectual property rights held by or applied for entities based in Qatar.  

Qatar claimed that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:

  • Articles 3.1, 4, 9, 14.3, 16.1, 41.1, 42, and 61 of the TRIPS Agreement.

On October 12, 2018, Russia requested to join the consultations.