Measures Affecting Tariff Concessions on Certain Poultry Meat Products

Status: Pending

Subject: Tariffs,

Respondent: European Union

Complainant(s): China,

Third Parties: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, United States, Russian Federation, India, Thailand,

Dispute Number: DS492

Link to Dispute Site:

On April 8, 2015, China requested consultations with the European Union regarding measures to modify the European Union tariff concessions on certain poultry meat products. China claims that the measures are inconsistent with Articles I, II, XIII and XXVIII of the GATT 1994.

On June 8, 2015, China requested the establishment of a panel.  At its meeting on July 20, 2015, the DSB established a panel.  The U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Canada, India, Russia, and Thailand reserved their third party rights.  On November 23, 2015, China requested the Director-General to compose the panel.  On December 3, 2015, the Director-General composed the panel.



Panel Proceedings

04/14/2016 U.S. Third Party Executive Summary
04/12/2016 U.S. Responses to the Panel’s Questions for the Third Parties
04/12/2016 U.S. Responses to China’s Question to Third Parties
03/24/2016 U.S. Third Party Oral Statement