European Union — Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties on Stainless Steel Cold-Rolled Flat Products from Indonesia

Status: Pending

Respondent: European Union

Complainant(s): Argentina, Brazil, Canada, United States, China, Chinese Taipei, Egypt, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Singapore, Thailand,

Dispute Number: DS616

Link to Dispute Site:

On January 24, 2023, Indonesia requested consultations with the European Union with respect to countervailing and anti-dumping measures imposed by the European Union on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled flat products from Indonesia.

Indonesia claimed that the countervailing measures at issue appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 1.1, 1.1(a)(1), 1.1(a)(1)(ii),footnote 1, 1.1(a)(1)(iv), 1.1(b), 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1(a), 10, 12, 12.1, 12.7, 12.8, 14, 19, 19.3, 22.3 and 32.1 of the SCM Agreement;

• Article 9.2 of the Anti-Dumping Agreement;

• Articles II:1(b), VI:3, VI:4 and VI:5 of the GATT 1994; and

• Article 23.1 of the DSU.

Indonesia claimed that the anti-dumping measures at issue appear to be inconsistent with:

• Articles 1, 2.1, 2.4, 6.1, 6.6, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 11.1, 17.6(i) and 18.1 of the Anti-Dumping Agreement;

• Article 19.3 of the SCM Agreement; and

• Articles VI:1, VI:2 and VI:5 of the GATT 1994.

On April 17, 2023, Indonesia requested the establishment of a panel.

At its meeting on April 28, 2023, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on May 30, 2023, the DSB established a panel. Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, India, Japan, Korea, the Russian Federation, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Türkiye, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States reserved their third-party rights.

Following the agreement of the parties, the panel was composed on September 13, 2023.


Panel Proceedings
Brief Date Brief Description
05/21/2024 U.S. Third-Party Executive Summary
05/13/2024 U.S. Third-Party Answers to Panel Questions
04/18/2024 U.S. Third-Party Oral Statement
02/02/2024 U.S. Third-Party Submission