|作者：||The Panel of Dispute Settlement Body|
MOROCCO — ANTI-DUMPING MEASURES ON CERTAIN HOT-ROLLED STEEL FROM TURKEY
Communication from the Panel
The following communication, dated 12 October 2017, was received from the Chairperson of the Panel with
Article 12.8 of the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (DSU) provides that the period in which a panel shall conduct its examination, from the date that the composition and terms of reference of the panel have been agreed upon until the date the final report is issued to the parties to the dispute, shall, as a general rule, not exceed six months.
Article 12.9 of the DSU provides that, when a panel considers that it cannot issue its report within six months, it shall inform the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) in writing accordingly and indicate the reasons, together with an estimate of the period within which it will issue its report.
The Panel in Morocco – Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Hot-Rolled Steel from Turkey (WT/DS513) was established by the DSB on 20 February 2017 and composed on 17 May 2017.
The beginning of the Panel's work has been delayed as a result of a lack of available lawyers in the Secretariat. The Panel expects to issue its final report to the parties in mid-2018.the request that it be circulated to the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB).