WTO: «Two panels established on disputes between the EU and Russia»

pubil«EU — Cost Adjustment Methodologies and Certain Anti-Dumping Measures on Imports from Russia

Russia reiterated its concerns expressed at the June 2014 meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on this dispute. Russia, for the second time, requested the DSB to establish a panel to examine this dispute. The European Union said that it was convinced that its measures were in conformity with the WTO agreements and that it was ready to defend them before the panel. The DSB established a panel. Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Norway, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States reserved their third-party rights to participate in the panel’s proceedings.

Russian Federation — Measures on the Importation of Live Pigs, Pork and Other Pig Products from the European Union The EU reiterated its concern expressed at the 10 July 2014 DSB meeting regarding Russia’s EU-wide restriction against imports of live pigs, pork and other pig products despite the EU’s measures to contain a further spread of the African swine fever. The EU, for the second time, requested the DSB to establish a panel. Russia said that the recurring African swine fever outbreaks in the EU showed the EU’s ineffectiveness to prevent the spread of the disease. …»

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