Dispute Settlement DS052

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Brazil — Certain Measures Affecting Trade and Investment in the Automotive Sector

Short title:
Complainant: United States
Respondent: Brazil
Third Parties:
Agreements cited:
(as cited in request for consultations)
GATT 1994: Art. I:1IIIII:4,XXIII:1(b)
Subsidies and Countervailing Measures: Art. 327.4
Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs): Art. 2
Request for Consultations received: 9 August 1996

Consultations

Complaint by the United States.

On 9 August 1996, the US requested consultations with Brazil concerning the same measures as identified in Japan’s request in WT/DS51. Violations of the TRIMs Agreement Article 2, GATT Articles I:1 and III:4 as well as the Subsidies Agreement Articles 3 and 27.4 are alleged. In addition, the United States also made a non-violation claim under GATT Article XXIII:1(b).