Dispute Settlement DS051

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Brazil — Certain Automotive Investment Measures

Short title:
Complainant: Japan
Respondent: Brazil
Third Parties:
Agreements cited:
(as cited in request for consultations)
GATT 1994: Art. I:1III:4XI:1
Subsidies and Countervailing Measures: Art. 327.227.4
Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs): Art. 2
Request for Consultationsreceived: 30 July 1996

Consultations

Complaint by Japan. 

On 30 July 1996, Japan requested consultations with Brazil concerning certain automotive investment measures taken by the Brazilian government. Violations of the TRIMs Agreement Article 2, GATT Articles I:1, III:4 and XI:1 as well as the Subsidies Agreement Articles 3, 27.2 and 27.4 are alleged. In addition, Japan made a non-violation claim under GATT Article XXIII:1(b).