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Indonesia — Importation of Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products

 

Current status

In consultations

Key facts

Short title:
Complainant: New Zealand
Respondent: Indonesia
Third Parties:
Agreements cited:
(as cited in request for consultations)
Agriculture Art. 4.2GATT 1994 Art. III4, XI1, X3(a), XIII2Import Licensing Art. 1.3, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5(a), 3.5(b), 3.5(c), 3.5(k)Preshipment Inspection Art. 2.1, 2.15
Request for Consultations received: 30 August 2013
Panel Report circulated:
Appellate Body Report circulated:

Summary of the dispute to date 

The summary below was up-to-date at 30 September 2013

Consultations

Complaint by New Zealand. (See DS455 and DS465)

On 30 August 2013, New Zealand requested consultations with Indonesia concerning certain measures it imposes on the importation of horticultural products, animals and animal products.

New Zealand claims that the measures are inconsistent with:

  • Articles III:4, X:1, X:3(a), XI:1, XIII:2(a), XIII:2(c) and XIII:2(d) of the GATT 1994;
     
  • Article 4.2 of the Agreement on Agriculture;
     
  • Articles 1.3, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5(a), 3.5(b), 3.5(c) and 3.5(k) of the Import Licensing Agreement; and
     
  • Articles 2.1 and 2.15 of the Agreement on Preshipment Inspection.

On 10 September 2013, the United States requested to join the consultations.  On 16 September 2013, Canada requested to join the consultations. On 18 September 2013, the European Union and Thailand requested to join the consultations.  On 19 September 2013, Australia requested to join the consultations.  Subsequently, Indonesia informed the DSB that it had accepted the requests of Australia, Canada, the European Union and Thailand to join the consultations.