USA’s disinterest in appointing new members to the DSB Appellate Body, has ensured the reduction of the WTO Appellate Body to a single member body. The present article discusses the impact of absence of WTO’s Appellate Body on pending appeals and towards the efficacy of WTO. The author contemplates that the dispute settlement body will continue to work although in the absence of an appellate body, any appeal will render the panel process futile.
WTO Panel has held that certain Indian export promotion schemes violate the provisions of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is slated for conclusion by November 2019. However, from India’s perspective, several issues like Investor-State Dispute Settlement, Rules of Origin and the proposed Auto-Trigger and Snapback Safeguard Mechanism under the trade remedies, remain unresolved.
Article 5 of Agreement on Safeguards stresses that a Member shall apply safeguard measures only to the extent necessary to prevent or remedy serious injury and to ‘facilitate adjustment’.
SEZs whether eligible constituent of “Domestic Industry” under Indian trade remedial laws? By Vikram Agarwal and Greetika Francis The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus del
Anti-dumping duty on imports of certain rubber chemicals - A Catch-22 situation for Designated Authority By Neeraj Chhabra Gujarat High Court has recently in the case of NOCIL Ltd. directe
One by one, till there are none: The continuing saga of the Appellate Body By Jayant Raghu Ram The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus discusses the
Consequence of non-participation by India in CVD investigations conducted by USA By Bhargav Mansatta Government of the exporting country is also required to file response to the questionnaire issu
All is fair in trade and war – Panel Ruling on interpretation of security exceptions in Russia-Traffic in Transit By Jayant Raghu Ram The WTO recently circulated the Panel report in Russia &n
US withdrawal of GSP benefits for India By Bhargav Mansatta India is a beneficiary country under the GSP regime of United States. The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus discusses t
Analysis of “Material Retardation”: A WTO jurisprudential perspective on DGTR’s recent findings By Greetika Francis The present article analyses the final findings of some
Manual of Operating Practices for trade remedy investigations - A step towards transparency By Neeraj Chhabra Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) recently issued Manual of Operating Pract