United States - Certain Measures Relating to the Renewable Energy Sector - Request for the establishment of a panel by India

United States – certain measures relating

to the renewable energy sector

Request for the Establishment of a Panel by india

The following communication, dated 17 January 2017, from the delegation of India to the Chairperson of the Dispute Settlement Body, is circulated pursuant to Article 6.2 of the DSU.





On 9 September 2016, the Government of India ("India") requested consultations with the Government of the United States of America ("U.S.") pursuant to Articles 1 and 4 of the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes ("DSU"), Article XXIII:1 of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 ("GATT 1994"), Article 8 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Investment Measures ("TRIMs Agreement"), and Articles 4, 7 and 30 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures ("SCM Agreement") concerning  certain measures of the U.S. relating to subsidies granted and/or maintained contingent upon domestic content requirements in the renewable energy sector. This request was circulated to the WTO Members on 19 September 2016.[1]

[1] See, United States - Certain Measures Relating to the Renewable Energy Sector, Request for consultations by India, G/L/1149; G/SCM/D111/1; G/TRIMS/D/42; WT/DS510/1, circulated on 19 September 2016.