Anti-Dumping Measures on Ammonium Nitrate from Russia

Key Facts

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Short Title: Ukraine – Ammonium Nitrate (Russia)
Respondent: Ukraine
Third Parties: Argentina; Brazil; Canada; Colombia; Mexico; United States; China; European Union; Norway; Qatar; Japan; Kazakhstan;
Complaintant(s): Russian Federation;
Dispute Number: DS493
Link to Dispute Site:
Dispute Subject(s): Anti-dumping Measures; GATT 1994;
Dispute Status: Pending

On May 7, 2015, Russia requested consultations with Ukraine regarding anti-dumping measures imposed by Ukraine on imports of ammonium nitrate originating in Russia. 

On February 29, 2016, Russia requested the establishment of a panel.  At its meeting on April 22, 2016, the DSB established a panel.  The United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, China, the European Union, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Norway, and Qatar reserved their third-party rights. 

On January 23, 2017, Russia requested the Director-General to compose the panel.  On February 2, 2017, the Director-General composed the panel.  

On April 24, 2017, Russia filed its First Written Submission.  Russia claims that Ukraine's measures are inconsistent with:

• Articles 1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.2.1,, 2.4, 5.8, 6.2, 6.8, 6.9, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, and 18.1, and paragraphs 3, 5, and 6 of Annex II to the Anti‑Dumping Agreement; and

• Article VI of the GATT 1994.

On June 12, 2017, Ukraine filed its First Written Submission.  The United States, Australia, Brazil, the EU, and Japan each filed third party submissions on June 21, 2017.

Panel Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
08/21/2017 U.S. Third Party Executive Summary 
08/14/2017 U.S. Third Party Answers to Panel Questions
07/27/2017 U.S. Third Party Oral Statement
06/21/2017 U.S. Third Party Submission  


Appellate Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
05/20/2019 U.S. Third Participant Oral Statement
09/13/2018 U.S. Third Participant Submission and Executive Summary