Additional Duties on Certain Products from the United States

Key Facts

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Short Title: India – Additional Duties
Respondent: India
Third Parties: Brazil; Canada; Guatemala; Mexico; Venezuela; China; Chinese Taipei; European Union; Norway; Russian Federation; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; Japan; Indonesia; Malaysia; Singapore;
Complaintant(s): United States;
Dispute Number: DS585
Link to Dispute Site:
Dispute Subject(s): GATT 1994;
Dispute Status: Pending

On July 3, 2019, the United States requested consultations with India regarding India's imposition 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 September 19, 2019, the United States requested the establishment of a Panel.

At its meeting on September 30, 2019, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on October 28, 2019, the DSB established a panel. Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, Guatemala, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Chinese Taipei, Turkey, Ukraine, and Venezuela reserved their third-party rights

Panel Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
07/08/2020 U.S. Comments on India’s Additional Submission on U.S. Reply to India’s Preliminary Ruling Request
05/26/2020 U.S. Comments on India’s Preliminary Ruling Request
02/27/2020 U.S. First Written Submission
01/24/2020 U.S. Letter Request to India Regarding Open Meetings and Non-Confidential Summaries