Ukraine launches complaint at WTO against Armenia

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Ukraine has launched complaints at the World Trade Organization to challenge anti-dumping duties imposed by Armenia and Kyrgyzstan on certain types of Ukrainian steel pipes.

It is noted in the documents that Armenia and Kyrgyzstan, both members of the Russia-dominated Eurasian Economic Union, should have phased out duties that were “higher than necessary”. According to Ukraine, the duties are “erroneous and based on deficient rulings, procedures and provisions”.

Ukraine has already lodged a similar WTO complaint against a third member of the customs union, Kazakhstan.

Countries accused of breaking the WTO rules have 60 days to settle the matter or Ukraine could ask the WTO to adjudicate.
October 24, 2018
Source: Banks AM