Russian Federation - Measures on the Importation of Live Pigs, Pork and other Pig Products from the European Union

Report of the Panel

On 8 April 2014, the European Union requested consultations with the Russian Federation concerning certain measures adopted by the Russian Federation affecting the importation of live pigs and their genetic material, pork, pork products and certain other commodities from the European Union, purportedly because of concerns related to cases of African swine fever. The European Union claims that the measures at issue are inconsistent with: - Articles 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7, 8, Annex B, and Annex C of the SPS Agreement; and - Articles I:1, III:4 and XI:1 of the GATT 1994.

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