Anti-Dumping measures on stainless steel products from Japan

Status: Pending

Subject: Anti-Dumping Agreement, GATT 1994,

Respondent: China

Complainant(s): Japan,

Third Parties: Brazil, Canada, Mexico, United States, Chinese Taipei, European Union, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Korea, India, Australia, Vietnam,

Dispute Number: DS601

Link to Dispute Site:

On June 11, 2021, Japan requested consultations with China with respect to measures imposing anti-dumping duties on stainless steel billets, hot-rolled coils, and hot-rolled plates from Japan.

Japan claimed that these measures appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 6.5, 6.5.1, 6.9, 12.2, and 12.2.2 of the Anti-Dumping Agreement; and

• Article VI of the GATT 1994.

On August 19, 2021, Japan requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on August 30, 2021, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel.

At its meeting on September 27, 2021, the DSB established a panel. Australia, Brazil, Canada, the European Union, India, Korea, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Chinese Taipei, the United States, and Viet Nam reserved their third-party rights.

On January 13, 2022, Japan requested the Director-General to compose the panel. On January 24, 2022, the Director-General composed the panel.

Panel Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
07/23/2022 U.S. Third-Party Executive Summary
07/19/2022 U.S. Third-Party Answers to Panel Questions
06/30/2022 U.S. Third-Party Oral Statement
05/09/2022 U.S. Third-Party Submission