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India – Export Related Measures

Key Facts
Short Title: India – Export Related Measures
Respondent: India
Third Parties: Brazil; Canada; China; Chinese Taipei; Egypt; European Union; Russia; Japan; Korea; Kazakhstan; Thailand;
Complaintant(s): United States;
Dispute Number: DS541
Link to Dispute Site: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds541_e.htm
Dispute Subject(s): SCM Agreement;
Dispute Status: Pending

On March 14, 2018, the United States requested consultations with India concerning certain alleged export subsidy measures.

The United States claimed that India’s measures appear to be inconsistent with:

•             Articles 3.1(a) and 3.2 of the SCM Agreement.

On March 23, 2018, Canada and the European Union requested to join the consultations.

On May 17, 2018, the United States requested the establishment of a panel.  At its meeting on May 28, 2018, the DSB established a panel.  Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, EU, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Russia, Chinese Taipei, and Thailand reserved their third-party rights. 

On July 16, 2018, the United States requested the Director-General to compose the panel.  On July 23, 2018, the Director-General composed the panel.  

Panel Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
04/30/2019 U.S. Executive Summary 
04/01/2019 U.S. Comments on India’s Answers to Panel Questions 18 to 90 Following the Panel Meeting 
03/18/2019 U.S. Answers to Questions by the Panel and India Following the Panel Meeting 
03/18/2019 U.S. Comments on India’s Answers to Panel Questions 91 and 92 Following the Panel Meeting 
03/04/2019 U.S. Answer to Panel Question 91 Following the Panel Meeting
02/13/2019 U.S. Closing Statement at the Panel Meeting 
02/12/2019 U.S. Opening Statement at the Panel Meeting
10/11/2018 U.S. Second Written Submission
08/23/2018 U.S. First Written Submission