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Russia requests establishment of panel on EU antidumping measures

Russia has requested that the WTO establish a dispute settlement panel to settle a dispute it launched in 2015 on antidumping measures in the EU concerning fertilisers and metals products (background here).   At stake are the EU’s so-called cost-adjustment methodologies, which have been rebuffed by the WTO in a …

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TDI, TTIP – next milestones

On Friday (11 November 2016) member states have come close to clinching a compromise over the reform of trade defence instruments in the EU, namely on the highly controversial issue of whether to remove the so-called lesser duty rule. The final shape of the compromise has started appearing in a Council …