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Certain Methodologies and their Application to Anti-Dumping Proceedings Involving China


Key Facts

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Short Title: US - Anti-Dumping Methodologies (China)
Respondent: United States
Third Parties: Brazil; Canada; Chinese Taipei; European Union; Norway; Russian Federation; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Ukraine; Korea; India; Vietnam;
Complaintant(s): China;
Dispute Number: DS471
Link to Dispute Site: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/dispu_e/cases_e/ds471_e.htm
Dispute Subject(s): Anti-dumping Measures;
Dispute Status: Pending


On December 3, 2013, China requested consultations with the United States regarding the use of certain methodologies in anti-dumping investigations involving Chinese products.

China claims that the measures mentioned in the request for consultations are inconsistent with:

•Articles 2.4.2, 6.1, 6.8, 6.10, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4 and Annex II of the Anti-Dumping Agreement; and

•Article VI:2 of the GATT 1994.

At its meeting on March 26, 2014, the DSB established a panel. Brazil, Canada, the European Union, India, Japan, Korea, Norway, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Ukraine reserved their third-party rights. Subsequently, Chinese Taipei, Turkey, and Vietnam reserved their third-party rights. On August 18, 2014, China requested the Director-General to compose the panel. On August 28, 2014, the Director-General composed the panel.
 

Panel Proceedingss
Brief Date Brief Description
01/11/2016 U.S. Second Executive Summary
12/15/2015 U.S. Comments on China’s Responses to the Panel’s Second Set of Questions to the Parties
12/04/2015 U.S. Responses to the Panel’s Second Set of Questions
11/18/2015 U.S. Closing Statement as the Second Panel Meeting
11/17/2015 U.S. Opening Statement at the Second Panel Meeting
08/28/2015 Second Written Submission of the United States
08/11/2015 Executive Summary of the First Written Submission and Opening Oral Statement of the United States at the First Substantive Meeting of the Panel
08/04/2015 Responses of the United States to the Panel’s First Set of Questions to the Parties
07/16/2015 U.S. Closing Statement at First Panel Meeting
07/14/2015 U.S. Opening Statement at First Panel Meeting
05/13/2015 First Written Submission of the United States

 

Appellate Proceedings

Brief Date Brief Description
02/27/2017 U.S. Opening Statement
12/16/2016 U.S. Appellee Submission

 

 

Recourse to Article 21.3(c) of the DSU: Arbitration

Brief Date Brief Description
12/08/17 U.S. Oral Statement at the Meeting with the Arbitrator
11/17/2017 U.S. Written Submission
11/17/2017 Executive Summary of U.S. Written Submission 

 

Recourse to Article 22.6 of the DSU: Arbitration

Brief Date Brief Description
06/19/2019 Integrated Executive Summary
05/24/2019 U.S. Comments on China’s Answers to Post-Meeting Questions from the Arbitrator
05/10/2019 U.S. Answers to Post-Meeting Questions from the Arbitrator
04/24/2019 U.S. Closing Statement at the Meeting with the Arbitrator
04/24/2019 U.S. Opening Statement at the Meeting with the Arbitrator
04/01/2019 U.S. Answers to Advance Questions from the Arbitrator
01/07/2019 U.S. Written Submission