Update of WTO Dispute Settlement Cases - New Developments Since Last Update (From 27 April Until 20 August 2007)
WT/DS141 – European Communities – Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports of Cotton-type Bed Linen from India Complaint by India. On 3 August 1998, India requested consultations with the EC in respect of Council Regulation (EC) No 2398/97 of 28 November 1997 on imports of cotton-type bed-linen from India. India asserted that the EC initiated anti-dumping proceedings against imports of cotton- type bed-linen from India by publishing a notice of initiation in September 1996. Provisional anti-dumping duties were imposed by EC Council Regulation No 1069/97 of 12 June 1997. This was followed by the imposition of definitive duties in accordance with the above-mentioned EC Council Regulation No 2398/97 of 28 November 1997. India contended that: the determination of standing, the initiation, the determination of dumping and injury as well as the explanations of the EC authorities' findings are inconsistent with WTO law. the EC authorities' establishment of the facts was not proper and that the EC'