European Union - Anti-Dumping Measures on Biodiesel from Argentina

Report of the Panel

On 19 December 2013, Argentina requested consultations with the European Union regarding (a) provisional and definitive anti-dumping measures imposed on biodiesel originating in, inter alia, Argentina, as well as the investigation underlying the measures; and, (b) a provision in Council Regulation (EC) 1225/2009 of November 2009, which refers to the adjustment or establishment of costs associated with the production and sale of products under investigation in the determination of dumping margins. Argentina claimed that the measures were inconsistent with: - Articles 1, 2.1, 2.2,, 2.2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.5.1, 9.3, 18 and 18.4 of the Anti–Dumping Agreement; - Article VI of the GATT 1994; and - Article XVI:4 of the WTO Agreement. On 9 January 2014, the Russian Federation requested to join the consultations. On 15 January 2014, Indonesia requested to join the consultations. Subsequently, the European Union informed the DSB that it had accepted the request of Indonesia to join the consultations.

29 Mar 2016 284 pages English French, Spanish

Authors: World Trade Organization