Animals and Animal Products
Request to Join Consultations
Communication from the European Union
The following communication,
dated 23 May 2014, from the delegation of the European Union to the delegation of
Pursuant to Article 4.11 of the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (DSU), the European Union hereby notifies the Government of New Zealand, the Government of Indonesia, and the Dispute Settlement Body that, in the light of the substantial trade interest of the European Union, it desires to be joined in the consultations requested by New Zealand in a communication circulated to WTO Members on 15 May 2014 (WT/DS477/1, G/L/1068, G/AG/GEN/118, G/LIC/D/47, G/PSI/D/3) entitled Indonesia – Importation of horticultural products, animals and animal products.
The European Union is a major
exporter of agricultural products (including horticultural products) and
maintains important trade relations with
The European Union looks forward to being informed of the date and venue of the consultations.