Anti-Dumping Duties on Pneumatic Valves from Japan

Key Facts

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Short Title: Korea – Pneumatic Valves (Japan)
Respondent: Korea
Third Parties: Brazil; Canada; Ecuador; United States; China; European Union; Norway; Turkey; Vietnam;
Complaintant(s): Japan;
Dispute Number: DS504
Link to Dispute Site:
Dispute Subject(s): Anti-dumping Measures; GATT 1994;
Dispute Status: Pending

On March 15, 2016, Japan requested consultations with Korea regarding measures imposing anti-dumping duties on valves for pneumatic transmission from Japan and the documents and factual information underlying the imposition of those duties.

Japan claims that the measures are inconsistent with:

• Articles 1, 3.1,3.2,3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 6.5, 6.5.1, 6.9, 12.2 and 12.2.2 of the Anti-Dumping Agreement; and

• Article VI of the GATT 1994.

On June 9, 2016, Japan requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on June 22, 2016, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on July 4, 2016, the DSB established a panel. Brazil, Canada, China, Ecuador, the European Union, Norway, Singapore, Turkey, the United States and Viet Nam reserved their third-party rights. On August 22, 2016, Japan requested the Director-General to compose the panel. On August 29, 2016, the Director-General composed the panel.

Panel Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
03/23/2017 U.S. Third Party Executive Summary
03/16/2017 U.S. Third Party Answers to Panel's Questions
01/13/2017 U.S. Third Party Submission


Appellate Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
06/22/2018 U.S. Third Participant Submission
06/22/2018 Executive Summary of U.S. Third Participant Submission