United States - Definitive Affirmative Injury Determinations Concerning certain Carbon Steel Flat Products from several Member States of the EEC
US Lead and Bismuth I (Source: GATT Analytical Index)
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|Chairperson||Hardeep Puri (India)|
|Other members||Patrick Robertson (Australia), Maamoun Abdel-Fattah (Egypt)|
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|No of Pages (total / legal reasoning)||178 (and 16 annex)|
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|Additional Info||SCM/159 (16/02/1993) Certain Steel Products: Definitive and Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determinations. Request for consultations with US under SCM 3 (02/02/1993) regarding the preliminary countervailing duty determinations by the USDOC.SCM/159/Add.1 (17/02/1993) Certain Steel Products: Definitive and Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determinations. Request for Consultations - Communication from the EC (12/02/1993).
SCM/167 (16/04/1993) United States : Preliminary and Definitive Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determinations on Certain Steel Products. Conciliation request (14/04/1993) under SCM Article 17 following consultations on 26/02/1993, 29-30/03/1993 and 30/09/1993 without a mutually agreed solution. Measures: (1) definitive affirmative countervailing duty determinations regarding hot-rolled lead and bismuth carbon steels, and (2) preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determinations regarding cut-to-length carbon steel flat products, certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products, certain cold-rolled carbon steel flat products, and certain corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products.
SCM/167/Add.1 (02/06/1993) Communication from the EC (27/04/1993) Details on US measures claimed to be in violation of SCM Article 4:2.
SCM/169 (25/05/1993) United States - Imposition of Definitive Countervailing Duties on Imports of Certain Steel Products Originating in Several Member States of the European Community. Request of Establishment of a Panel under SCM Article 17:3 (19/05/1993). Measures: definitive countervailing duty determinations regarding hot-rolled lead and bismuth carbon steel products.
SCM/M/65 (31/08/1993) Committee on SCM Meeting Minutes (28-29/04/1993). United States - Definitive affirmative countervailing duty determination on import of certain hot-rolled lead and bismuth carbon steel products from France, Germany and the United Kingdom and preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determinations on imports of certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate of certain hot-rolled, cold-rolled and corrosion resistant flat products from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. Request for conciliation. There was no mutually agreed solution.
SCM/M/66 (21/09/1993) Committee on SCM Meeting Minutes (04/06/1993). Contracting Parties reserved their rights to intervene as a third party before the panel: Canada, Japan, Brazil, Sweden, Austria, Australia. Panel established and composition to be decided by Chairman in consultation with parties.
SCM/173 (03/08/1993) United States - Imposition of a Definitive Countervailing Duty on Imports of Certain Steel Products Originating in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Communication from the Chairman (04/06/1993) on Panel terms of reference and composition.
SCM/185 (15/11/1994) United States - Imposition of Countervailing Duties on Certain Hot-Rolled Lead and Bismuth Carbon Steel Products Originating in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Report of the Panel (14/10/1994).