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United States – Countervailing Measures on Certain Pipe and Tube Products (Turkey)


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Short Title: United States – Countervailing Measures on Certain Pipe and Tube Products (Turkey)
Respondent: United States
Third Parties: Brazil; Canada; Mexico; China; European Union; Russian Federation; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; Japan; Korea; Kazakhstan;
Complaintant(s): Turkey;
Dispute Number: DS523
Link to Dispute Site: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds523_e.htm
Dispute Subject(s): GATT 1994; SCM Agreement;
Dispute Status: Pending


On March 8, 2017, Turkey requested consultations with the United States regarding countervailing measures imposed by the United States on certain types of pipe and tube products from Turkey.

Turkey claims that the measures are inconsistent with:

• Articles 1.1(a)(1), 1.1(b), 2.1(c), 2.4, 10, 12.7, 14(d), 15.3, 19.4, and 32.1 of the SCM Agreement; and

• Article VI:3 of the GATT 1994.

On May 11, 2017, Turkey requested the establishment of a panel.  At its meeting on May 22, 2017, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel.  At its meeting on June 19, 2017, the DSB established a panel.  Brazil, Canada, China, the EU, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE reserved their third-party rights. 

On September 4, 2017, Turkey requested the Director-General to compose the panel.  On September 14, 2017, the Director-General composed the panel.

 

Panel Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
07/10/2018 U.S. Second Executive Summary
06/29/2018 U.S. Comments on Turkey’s Answers to Panel Questions Following the Second Panel Meeting
06/19/2018 U.S. Answers to Panel Questions Following the Second Panel Meeting
04/10/2018 U.S. Second Written Submission
03/20/2018 U.S. First Executive Summary
03/15/2018 U.S. Answers to Panel Questions Following the First Panel Meeting
02/28/2018 U.S. Opening Statement at the First Panel Meeting
12/20/2017 U.S. First Written Submission 

 

Appellate Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
02/12/2019 U.S. Appellee Submission and Executive Summary
01/25/2019 U.S. Appellant Submission and Executive Summary