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International Trade Amicus: June 2015

An article discussing the merits and demerits of the proposal made to enhance the rights of third party under WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU) is covered under Article Section of this International Trade Amicus issue.

Tables containing trade remedy measures by and against India are covered in this June 2015 issue. News covered under WTO News section includes DSB Panel report holding India’s prohibitive measures on importation of various poultry products and livestock from USA, as not correct. Russia has filed disputes against Ukraine over ammonium nitrate and the EU over ADD calculations; China and Japan have filed appeals in disputes relating to steel tubes; and a new dispute proceeding against Korea has been initiated by Japan concerning food import restrictions by Korea. All these news items have been reported in this issue.

European Union’s Court of Justice has upheld the investigation authority’s conclusion of including non-cooperating domestic manufacturers in the definition of domestic industry for the purpose of injury analysis and this order has been summarised in the Ratio Decidendi column of this issue. News Nuggets brings to readers information on Indian domestic industry challenging the final finding of safeguard investigation concerning imports of Cold Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel of 400 series and review of Trade Policy of India by the WTO for the sixth time.

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