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Update of WTO Dispute Settlement Cases - New Developments Since Last Update (from 3 June 2008 until 21 January 2009)
作者:WTO Secretariat
115. WT/DS2, WT/DS4 – United States – Standards for Reformulated and Conventional Gasoline Complaints by Venezuela and Brazil. Venezuela requested consultations on 24 January 1995 and Brazil on 10 April 1995. Complainants alleged that a US gasoline regulation discriminated against complainants' gasoline in violation of GATT Articles I and III and Article 2 of the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT). Further to Venezuela's request, the DSB established a Panel at its meeting on 10 April 1995. On 26 April 1995 the Panel was composed. Further to Brazil's request, the DSB established a Panel at its meeting on 19 June 1995. On 31 May 1995, in accordance with Article 9 of the DSU, it was agreed that a single panel would consider the complaints of Venezuela and Brazil. The report of the panel was circulated to Members on 29 January 1996. The report of the panel found the regulation to be inconsistent with GATT Article III:4 and not to benefit from an Article XX exception. The U