Korea – Sunset Review of Anti-Dumping Duties on Stainless Steel Bars
NOTIFICATION OF AN APPEAL BY the Republic of Korea
UNDER ARTICLE 16.4 AND
ARTICLE 17.1 OF THE UNDERSTANDING ON RULES AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING THE
SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES (DSU), AND UNDER RULE 20(1) OF THE
WORKING PROCEDURES FOR APPELLATE REVIEW
The following communication, dated 22 January 2021, from the delegation of Korea, is being circulated to Members.
1. Pursuant to Articles 16.4 and 17.1 of the DSU, the Republic of Korea ("Korea") hereby notifies the Dispute Settlement Body of its decision to appeal to the Appellate Body certain issues of law and legal interpretations in the Report of the Panel in Korea – Sunset Review of Anti-Dumping Duties on Stainless Steel Bars (WT/DS553/R). Pursuant to Rule 20(1) of the Working Procedures for Appellate Review, Korea simultaneously files this Notice of Appeal with the Appellate Body Secretariat. Korea is restricting its appeal to those errors that it believes constitute serious errors of law or legal interpretation that need to be corrected. Non-appeal of an issue does not signify agreement therewith.
2. For the reasons to be further elaborated in its submissions to the Appellate Body, Korea appeals, and requests the Appellate Body to reverse, modify, or declare moot and of no legal effect, the findings, conclusions, rulings and recommendations of the Panel, with respect to the following errors of law or legal interpretations contained in the Panel Report.1
1 Paragraph numbers provided in the following description of the legal errors of the Panel are intended to indicate the primary instance of the errors. These errors may also be reflected in or have consequences for other parts of the Panel Report, and Korea also appeals all analyses, findings, and conclusions deriving from or relying on the appealed errors. Korea also emphasizes that the paragraphs listed in this Notice of Appeal comprise only an "indicative list", pursuant to Rule 20(2)(d)(iii) of the Working Procedures for Appellate Review.