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Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Korea


Key Facts

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Short Title: US – OCTG (Korea)
Respondent: United States
Third Parties: Canada; Mexico; China; European Union; Russian Federation; Turkey; India;
Dispute Number: DS488
Link to Dispute Site: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds488_e.htm
Dispute Subject(s): Anti-dumping Measures; GATT 1994;
Dispute Status: Pending


On December 22, 2014, Korea requested consultations with the United States regarding certain anti‑dumping measures on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Korea and the investigation methodology underlying such measures.

Korea claims that the measures are inconsistent with:

•Articles 2.2, 2.2.2, 2.2.1.1, 2.3, 2.4, 6.2, 6.4, 6.9, 6.10, including Articles 6.10.1 and 6.10.2, and 12.2.2 of the Anti-Dumping Agreement; and

•Articles I and X:3 of the GATT 1994. On January 8, 2015, Turkey requested to join the consultations.

On January 14, 2015, the Russian Federation requested to join the consultations. On January 15, 2015, Ukraine requested to join the consultations.

On February 23, 2015, Korea requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on March 10, 2015, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on March 25, 2015, the DSB established a panel. Canada, China, the European Union, India, Russia and Turkey reserved their third-party rights. Subsequently, Mexico reserved its third-party rights. On July 13, 2015, the parties agreed on the composition of the panel.

Panel Proceedings

Brief Date Brief Description
11/22/2016 U.S. Responses to the Panel's Questions Following the Second Panel Meeting
09/02/2016 Executive Summary of U.S. Second Written Submission
08/26/2016 U.S. Second Written Submission
07/27/2016 U.S. Executive Summary of Oral Statements at the First Panel Meeting
07/21/2016 U.S. Closing Statement at the First Panel Meeting
07/20/2016 U.S. Opening Statement at the First Panel Meeting
04/21/2016 Executive Summary of U.S. First Written Submission
04/14/2016 U.S. First Written Submission