Tuesday, December 15, 2015
U.S. Has 15 Months to Implement WTO Ruling on Antidumping Dispute With Viet Nam on Frozen Warmwater Shrimp
An arbitrator for the World Trade Organization has issued his award regarding the “reasonable period of time” to implement the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) in the dispute “United States – Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Shrimp from Viet Nam” (WT/DS429/12). The arbitrator determined that the “reasonable period of time” for the United States to implement the DSB’s recommendations and rulings in this dispute is 15 months from the adoption of the panel and Appellate Body reports. The case first arose in 2012 when Viet Nam requested consultations with the United States concerning a number of anti-dumping measures on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Viet Nam
Click here for the arbitrator's decision and for more information and background about the dispute.