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A week in Brussels: Latin America, Vietnam, TDI, MIC
A week in Brussels EU trade policy ISDS ICS Mercosur South Asia & ASEAN Steel Trade defence WTO & Plurilaterals WTO disputes

A week in Brussels: Latin America, Vietnam, TDI, MIC

This week’s trade highlights of the week have been: Latin America, the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement, trade defence and the EU’s multilateral investment court plans.   Deal or no deal in Mercosur, that is the question   The EU has been negotiating hard with both Mercosur and Mexico this week …

WTO members raise concerns over new EU trade defence method
China Trade defence WTO & Plurilaterals WTO disputes

WTO members raise concerns over new EU trade defence method

It’s a hot week in the World Trade Organization as members spar over disputes and trade remedies. On Wednesday (25 October 2017) the Committee of Antidumping Practices examined among others the EU’s new trade defence legislation. Eleven WTO members criticised the EU’s planned overhaul of the way it calculates dumping …

Insight – Australia WTO paper dispute:  impact on new EU antidumping methodology
China Trade defence WTO & Plurilaterals WTO disputes

Insight – Australia WTO paper dispute: impact on new EU antidumping methodology

The EU Commission has been eyeing Australia’s way of handling Chinese imports in antidumping cases as a possible alternative to no longer treating China as a non market economy. Now a WTO dispute brought by Indonesia against Australia could help determine if that envisaged path is WTO compliant. By Stéphanie …

Fatty alcohols : WTO confirms EU expired TDI measures remain under dispute panel purview
Trade defence WTO & Plurilaterals WTO disputes

Fatty alcohols : WTO confirms EU expired TDI measures remain under dispute panel purview

The latest Appellate Body report confirms that it has jurisdiction over expired measures when these are annulled or lapse during a dispute settlement proceeding in the World Trade Organization. It also rebuffs once more the EU for not properly disclosing information to the foreign companies it investigates in trade defence …