World Trade Organization

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has prepared a Federal Register notice seeking public comment on potential enforcement of U.S. retaliatory rights in the long-running World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute between the United States and the European Union (EU) over EU subsidies for large civil aircraft manufacturers. This action stems from an October

In the continuing, long-running trade dispute between the United States and the European Union (EU) over aircraft subsidies, the World Trade Organization (WTO) on December 2, 2019, again ruled that the EU, despite earlier decisions instructing the EU to remove or alter its aircraft subsidies, has continued to provide support for the Airbus A350 and

On November 1, the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a decision arising from a longstanding dispute between the United States and China concerning certain methodologies used by the United States in anti-dumping (AD) proceedings involving imports of Chinese products. In this dispute, China argued that certain methodologies used by the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce)

A World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitrator has ruled that the United States may take countermeasures/implement retaliatory tariffs against the European Union (EU) concerning “adverse effects” arising from EU subsidies provided to Airbus. The arbitrator determined that the United States may request authorization from the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) to take countermeasures at a level

At the introductory session for the 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ambassador Robert Lighthizer acknowledged that the WTO is an important institution but then proceeded in his opening statement to criticize the organization and its focus. He stated that the WTO is “losing its essential focus on negotiation and becoming a