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04 September 2015

On 31August 2015, the DSB established a panel to examine the complaint brought by Indonesia against the EU.

 

Previously, Indonesia had requested an establishment of a…

05 June 2015

On 1 June 2015, Vietnam notified the WTO Secretariat that it has initiated a new dispute proceeding against Indonesia concerning the imposition of a safeguard measure on imports of…

26 May 2015

On May 20, 2015, WTO Dispute Settlement Body established a single panel to examine complaints by New Zealand and the United States concerning import regulation by Indonesia on horticultural…

25 March 2015

On March 18, 2015 New Zealand and the United States (US) request for the establishment of dispute settlement panel to examine Indonesia’s wide-ranging import restrictions on fruits and vegetables,…

19 October 2014

On 16 October 2014, Brazil notified the WTO Secretariat for a request for consultations with Indonesia concerning certain measures imposed by Indonesia on imports of chicken meat and chicken…

01 September 2014

 On 22 August 2014, WTO Panel issued a report that certain import licensing and restrictive trade-related requirements implemented by Argentina are inconsistent with its WTO…

27 August 2014

 

Brazil’s Council of Ministers of the Foreign Trade (CAMEX) last week announced that it will initiate a dispute process through the World Trade Organization (WTO) to challenge…

11 August 2014

The Appellate Body of World Trade Organization (WTO) confirmed on 7 August 2014 that China’s export restrictions on rare earths, molybdendum and tungsten are in violation of WTO rules.

01 July 2014

On June 13, EU notified the WTO Secretariat of its request for consultations with Indonesia regarding compliance and arbitration issues regarding the case of United States – Measures Affecting…

20 May 2014

On May 5, 2014, the WTO Director-General has composed the panel for the case involving Australia’s plain packaging law that bans colorful logos on tobacco as requested by Ukraine,…

20 May 2014

On May 8, 2014, both the United States and New Zealand filed a notification to the WTO to request consultations with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia on…

26 April 2014

Indonesia continues to adamantly challenge Australia’s law on cigarette plain packaging.

 

In March 3, 2014 Indonesia filed a request to the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (“DSB”)…

25 April 2014

On April 17, the WTO Secretariat received a communication from China to appeal on the dispute regarding the export of rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum.

 

First,…

15 April 2014

Indonesia is increasingly concerned with the European Union’s energy directive along with a recent anti-dumping measure, which Indonesia claims has restricted imports of palm oil biodiesel from Indonesia. Indonesia…

14 April 2014

On March 26, 2014 the WTO Panel issued its report on the case of China – Measures Related to the Exportation of Rare Earths, Tungsten and Molybdenum

04 August 2013

The deadline for the US Government to implement the WTO dispute panel’s recommendations fell on last Wednesday, 24th July 2013.

19 June 2012

 

The Panel of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body ruled in favor of the US in a case on countervailing and anti-dumping duties imposed by China on…

11 April 2012

In the US - Indonesia saga over US' Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA), the WTO Appellate Body (AB) finally ruled in favor of Indonesia on the…

11 March 2012

 

Last year, Indonesia’s clove cigarette suddenly made headlines in several international papers.  An unprecedented history happened when Indonesia challenged its superpower-trading partner, the United States, solo before…