Agricultural Dispute Index International Law and Organizations

January 1, 2002 – March 1, 2011

 

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of international agricultural dispute cases decided between the dates listed above. The index will be regularly updated to reflect new developments. The cases are listed in reverse chronological order.  These listings are for educational purposes only, and are not a substitute for legal counsel.


 

North American Free Trade Agreement

Antidumping Investigation on Imports of Bovine Beef and Eatable Offal Originating from the United States of America of May 10, 2007 (Mexico v. U.S.A.)

Imports of High-Fructose Corn Syrup Originating in the United States of America (Dumping) of April 15, 2002 (Mexico v. U.S.A.)

Imports of High-Fructose Corn Syrup Originating in the United States of America (Dumping) of December 2, 1996 (U.S.A. v. Canada)


 

U.S.-Canada Free-Trade Agreement

Imports of High-Fructose Corn Syrup Originating in the United States of America (Dumping) of June 11, 1993 (Canada v. U.S.A.)

Imports of High-Fructose Corn Syrup Originating in the United States of America (Dumping) of February 8, 1993 (U.S.A. producers v. Canada)

Fresh, Chilled of Frozen Pork from Canada (Injury) of January 22, 1991 (U.S.A. v. Canada)


 

World Trade Organization

Guatemala v. China – Grants, Loans and Other Incentives (Request for Consultations received: 19 January 2009)

United States v. European Communities – Certain Measures Affecting Poultry Meat and Poultry Meat Products from the United States (Request for Consultations received: 16 January 2009)

United States v. China – Grants, Loans and Other Incentives (Request for Consultations received: 19 December 2008)

Mexico v. China – Grants, Loans and Other Incentives (Request for Consultations received: 19 December 2008)

Mexico v. United States – Certain Country of Origin Labelling Requirements (Request for Consultations received: 17 December 2008)

Canada v. United States – Certain Country of Origin Labelling (Cool) Requirements (Request for Consultations received: 1 December 2008)

Brazil v. United States – Anti-Dumping Administrative Reviews and Other Measures Related to Imports of Certain Orange Juice from Brazil (Request for Consultations received: 27 November 2008)

Mexico v. United States – Measures Concerning the Importation, Marketing and Sale of Tuna and Tuna Products (Request for Consultations received: 24 October 2008)

New Zealand v. Australia – Measures Affecting the Importation of Apples from New Zealand (Request for Consultations received: 31 August 2007)

Brasil v. United States – Domestic Support and Export Credit Guarantees for Agricultural Products (Request for Consultations received: 11 July 2007)

Panama v. European Communities – Regime for the Importation of Bananas (Request for Consultations received: 22 June 2007)

Colombia v. European Communities – Regime for the Importation of Bananas (Request for Consultations received: 21 March 2007)

Canada v. United States – Subsidies and Other Domestic Support for Corn and Other Agricultural Products (Request for Consultations received: 8 January 2007)

Argentina v. Chile – Definitive Safeguard Measures on Certain Milk Products (Request for Consultations received: 28 December 2006)

Argentina v. Chile – Provisional Safeguard Measure on Certain Milk Products (Request for Consultations received: 25 October 2006)

Argentine v . European Communities – Measures Affecting the Tariff Quota for Fresh or Chilled Garlic (Request for Consultations received: 6 September 2006)

Thailand v. United States – Measures Relating to Shrimp from Thailand (2006-2008)

European Communities v. Mexico – Definitive Countervailing Measures on Olive Oil from the European Communities (Request for Consultations received: 31 March 2006)

United States v. Canada – Provisional Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties on Grain Corn from the United States (Request for Consultations received: 17 March 2006)

Norway v. European Communities – Anti-Dumping Measure on Farmed Salmon from Norway (2006-2007)

U.S. v. Turkey – Measures Affecting the Importation of Rice (2005-2007)

Ecuador v. United States – Anti-Dumping Measure on Shrimp from Ecuador (2005-2007)

European Communities v. Australia – Quarantine Regime for Imports (2003-2007)

Brazil v. United States – Subsidies on Upland Cotton (2002-2007)

Argentina v. Chile – Price Band System and Safeguard Measures Relating to Certain Agricultural Products (2000-2007)

Argentina v. European Communities – Measures Affecting the Approval and Marketing of Biotech Products (2003-2006)

Canada v. European Communities – Measures Affecting the Approval and Marketing of Biotech Products (2003-2006)

U.S. v. European Communities – Measures Affecting the Approval and Marketing of Biotech Products (2003-2006)

Thailand v. European Communities – Customs Classification of Frozen Boneless Chicken Cuts (2003-2006)

Brazil v. European Communities – Customs Classification of Frozen Boneless Chicken Cuts (2002-2006)

Mexico v. Panama – Tariff Classification of Certain Milk Products (2005)

European Communities v. Argentina – Countervailing Duties on Olive Oil, Wheat Gluten and Peaches (2005)

Chile v. European Communities – Definitive Safeguard Measure on Salmon (2005)

Canada v. European Communities – Definitive Safeguard Measure on Salmon (2005)

Thailand v. European Communities – Export Subsidies on Sugar (2003-2005)

Australia v. European Communities – Protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs (2003-2005)

U.S. v. Mexico – Definitive Anti-Dumping Measures on Beef and Rice (2003-2005)

U.S. v. Japan – Measures Affecting the Importation of Apples (2002-2005)

Australia v. European Communities – Export Subsidies on Sugar (2002-2005)

Brazil v. European Communities – Export Subsidies on Sugar (2002-2005)

U.S. v. European Communities – Protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs (1999-2005)

Canada v. United States – Determination of the International Trade Commission in Hard Red Spring Wheat from Canada (2004)

Thailand v. United States – Provisional Anti-Dumping Measures on Shrimp from Thailand (2004)

European Communities v. Canada – Continued Suspension of Obligations in the EC – Hormones Dispute (2004)

European Communities v. United States – Continued Suspension of Obligations in the EC – Hormones Dispute (2004)

European Communities v. Mexico – Provisional Countervailing Measures on Olive Oil from the European Communities (2004)

Brazil v. United States – Equalizing Excise Tax Imposed by Florida on Processed Orange and Grapefruit Products (2002-2004)

U.S. v. Canada – Measures Relating to Exports of Wheat and Treatment of Imported Grain (2002-2004)

Hungary v. Croatia – Measures Affecting Imports of Live Animals and Meat Products (2003)

European Communities v. Australia – Quarantine Regime for Imports (2003)

Nicaragua v. Mexico – Certain Measures Preventing the Importation of Black Beans from Nicaragua (2003)

Poland v. Czech Republic – Additional Duty on Imports of Pig-Meat from Poland (2003)

Chile v. Argentina – Definitive Safeguard Measure on Imports of Preserved Peaches (2001-2003)

New Zealand v. Canada – Measures Affecting Dairy Exports (1997-2003)

U.S. v. Canada – Measures Affecting the Importation of Milk and the Exportation of Dairy Products (1997-2003)

Chile v. Peru – Tax Treatment on Certain Imported Products (2002)

U.S. v. Venezuela – Import Licensing Measures on Certain Agricultural Products (2002)

Philippines v. Australia – Certain Measures Affecting the Importation of Fresh Pineapple (2002)

Philippines v. Australia – Certain Measures Affecting the Importation of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (2002)

Hungary v. Turkey – Import Ban on Pet Food from Hungary (2002)

Ecuador v. Turkey – Certain Import Procedures for Fresh Fruit (2001-2002)

Poland v. Slovakia – Safeguard Measure on Imports of Sugar (2001-2002)

U.S. v. Belgium – Administration of Measures Establishing Customs Duties for Rice (2000-2002)

Guatemala v. Chile – Price Band System and Safeguard Measures Relating to Certain Agricultural Products (2001)

Colombia v. Chile – Safeguard Measures and Modification of Schedules Regarding Sugar (2001)

Colombia v. Chile – Safeguard Measures on Sugar (2001)

Hungary v. Romania – Import Prohibition on Wheat and Wheat Flour (2001)

Australia v. United States – Safeguard Measure on Imports of Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Lamb from Australia (1999-2001)

New Zealand v. United States – Safeguard Measure on Imports of Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Lamb from New Zealand (1999-2001)

Ecuador and others v. European Communities – Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas (1996-2001)

India and others v. United States – Import Prohibition of Certain Shrimp and Shrimp Products (1996-2001)

Costa Rica v. Trinidad and Tobago – Provisional Anti-Dumping Measure on Macaroni and Spaghetti from Costa Rica (2000)

Thailand v. Egypt – Import Prohibition on Canned Tuna with Soy Bean Oil (2000)

U.S. v. Mexico – Measures Affecting Trade in Live Swine (2000)

European Communities v. United States – Import Measures on Certain Products from the European Communities (1999-2000)

Australia v. Korea – Measures Affecting Imports of Fresh, Chilled and Frozen Beef (1999-2000)

U.S. v. Korea – Measures Affecting Imports of Fresh, Chilled and Frozen Beef (1999-2000)

Canada v. Australia – Measures Affecting Importation of Salmon (1995-2000)

Guatemala and others v. European Communities – Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas (1999)

Canada v. United States – Reclassification of Certain Sugar Syrups (1999)

Canada v. United States – Countervailing Duty Investigation with Respect to Live Cattle from Canada (1999)

Costa Rica v. Trinidad and Tobago – Anti-Dumping Measures on Pasta from Costa Rica (1999)

European Communities v. United States – Sections 301-310 of the Trade Act 1974 (1998-1999)

U.S. v. Japan – Measures Affecting Agricultural Products (1997-1999)

New Zealand v. European Communities – Measures Affecting Butter Products (1997-1999)

European Communities v. Korea – Definitive Safeguard Measure on Imports of Certain Dairy Products (1997-1999)

U.S. v. European Communities – Measures Concerning Meat and Meat Products (Hormones) (1996-1999)

Canada v. European Communities – Measures Concerning Meat and Meat Products (Hormones) (1996-1999)

India v. European Communities – Restrictions on Certain Import Duties on Rice (1998)

Switzerland v. Slovak Republic – Measures Concerning the Importation of Dairy Products and the Transit of Cattle (1998)

Canada v. United States – Certain Measures Affecting the Import of Cattle, Swine and Grain from Canada (1998)

Hungary v. Czech Republic – Measure Affecting Import Duty on Wheat from Hungary (1998)

Brazil v. European Communities – Measures Affecting Differential and Favourable Treatment of Coffee (1998)

Brazil v. European Communities – Measures Affecting Importation of Certain Poultry Products (1997-1998)

U.S. v. Philippines – Measures Affecting Pork and Poultry (1997-1998)

U.S. v. Philippines – Measures Affecting Pork and Poultry (1997-1998)

Hungary v. Slovak Republic – Measure Affecting Import Duty on Wheat from Hungary (1998)

U.S. v. European Communities – Measures Affecting the Exportation of Processed Cheese (1997)

Chile v. United States – Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Salmon from Chile (1997)

European Communities v. Japan – Measures Affecting Imports of Pork (1997)

European Communities v. United States – Measures Affecting Imports of Poultry Products (1997)

Panama v. European Communities – Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas (1997)

Philippines v. Brazil – Measures Affecting Desiccated Coconut (1995-1997)

U.S. v. Korea – Measures concerning Inspection of Agricultural Products (1996)

Philippines v. United States – Import Prohibition of Certain Shrimp and Shrimp Products (1996)

Argentina and others v. Hungary – Export Subsidies in respect of Agricultural Products (1996)

Sri Lanka v. Brazil – Countervailing Duties on Imports of Desiccated Coconut and Coconut Milk Powder from Sri Lanka (1996)

Mexico v. United States – Anti-Dumping Investigation Regarding Imports of Fresh or Chilled Tomatoes from Mexico (1996)

Thailand v. European Communities – Duties on Imports of Rice (1995)

Uruguay v. European Communities – Implementation of the Uruguay Round Commitments Concerning Rice (1995)

U.S. v. Korea – Measures Concerning the Testing and Inspection of Agricultural Products (1995)

Guatemala and others v. European Communities – Regime for the Importation, Sale and Distribution of Bananas (1995)

Canada v. European Communities – Duties on Imports of Cereals (1995)

U.S. European Communities – Duties on Imports of Grains (1995)