On August 27, 2018, the United States requested consultations with the Russian Federation concerning the imposition by the Russian Federation of additional duties with respect to certain products originating in the United States.
The United States claimed that the measures appear to be inconsistent with:
- Articles I:1, II:1(a), and II:1(b) of the GATT 1994.
On November 22, 2018, the United States requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on December 4, 2018, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel.
At its meeting on December 18, 2018, the DSB established a panel. Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Venezuela reserved their third-party rights.
On January 8, 2019, the United States requested the Director-General to compose the panel. On January 25, 2019, the Director-General composed the panel.
|BRIEF DATE||BRIEF DESCRIPTION|
|01/30/2020||U.S. Answers to Panel Questions (First Set)|
|10/1/2019||Closing Statement of the United States at the First Panel Meeting|
|09/30/2019||Opening Statement of the United States at the First Panel Meeting|
|05/02/2019||U.S. First Written Submission|
|03/13/2019||U.S. Letter Request to Russia Regarding Open Meetings and Non-Confidential Summaries|