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The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018$
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Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780190072506

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190072506.001.0001

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Introductory Note

Introductory Note

The WTO Dispute Settlement System in 2017

(p.449) III.1 Introductory Note
The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Joanna Gomula

Oxford University Press

In 2017 panel and Appellate Body reports were adopted in nine disputes. The disputes concerned alleged violations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1994 (GATT 1994), the Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement), the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM Agreement), the Anti-Dumping Agreement, and the Agreement on Agriculture. Four of the disputes concerned restrictions placed on the importation of animal products (mainly poultry and pigs), such as licensing requirements and import restrictions, tariff rate quotas established following re-negotiations with principal suppliers, and SPS measures. The dispute over a ban on importation of pigs featured an important issue relating to the “regionalization” of SPS measures. Two disputes provided clarification as to the relationship between WTO agreements, in particular, the relationship between GATT 1994 and the Agreement on Agriculture. The year 2017 also saw another case in the “series” of the Airbus/Boeing subsidies disputes, with the United States scoring a victory over the European Union.

Keywords:   animal products, aviation industry, Agreement on Agriculture, Anti-Dumping Agreement, Dispute Settlement Body, EU tariff concessions, GATT 1994, import licensing regimes, SCM Agreement, SPS Agreement

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