The importance of the Appellate Body to the WTO and the whole global trading system cannot be over stated. It is the ability, and one could argue a key distinguishing feature, of the WTO as the successor to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) to effectively resolve trade disputes between its members that underpin the global trading system.
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By: Ainsley Brown Canada now joins a score of other nations, including Brazil, Japan, Norway, India and Turkey, as third parties in a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel on China’s export restrictions on certain raw materials. A WTO panel is the third step established under the Dispute Resolution Understanding (DSU) – the DSU being the lynchpin that transformed the General… Continue reading "Canada, A Third Party In WTO Panel On Chinese Raw Materials Export Restrictions"