Statement by the United States at the April 24, 2013, DSB Meeting

1.         SURVEILLANCE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS ADOPTED BY THE DSB

 A.        UNITED STATES ‑ SECTION 211 OMNIBUS APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 1998:  STATUS REPORT BY THE UNITED STATES (WT/DS176/11/ADD.125)

 

·  The United States provided a status report in this dispute on April 11, 2013, in accordance with Article 21.6 of the DSU.

·  As noted in the U.S. status report, at least five bills have been introduced in the current Congress in relation to the recommendations and rulings of the DSB.  These include H.R. 214, H.R. 778, H.R. 872, H.R. 873, and S. 647.

·  The U.S. Administration will continue to work on solutions to implement the DSB’s recommendations and rulings.

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