Japan - Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages - Status Report by Japan



                                                          Status Report by Japan


        The following communication, dated 10 September 1997, from the Permanent Mission of Japan to the Permanent Delegation of the European Commission, the Permanent Missions of Canada and the United States and to the Dispute Settlement Body is circulated at the request of Japan.






                                                                                Status Report on Implementation of the Recommendations and Rulings of

               the Dispute Settlement Body Regarding “Japan - Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages”

                                           (WT/DS8/11, WT/DS10/11, WT/DS11/8)



        Pursuant to Article 21.6 of the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (“DSU”), the Government of Japan ("GOJ") hereby presents this first status report on the implementation of the recommendations of the Dispute Settlement Body (“DSB”) regarding “Japan ‑ Taxes on Alcoholic Beverages”.