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European Union — Measures on Atlanto-Scandian Herring

 

Current status

In consultations

Key facts

Short title:
Complainant: Denmark
Respondent: European Union
Third Parties:
Agreements cited:
(as cited in request for consultations)
Request for Consultations received: 4 November 2013
Panel Report circulated:
Appellate Body Report circulated:

Summary of the dispute to date 

The summary below was up-to-date at 4 November 2013

Consultations

Complaint by Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands.

On 4 November 2013, Denmark, in respect of the Faroe Islands, requested consultations with the European Union with regard to the use of coercive economic measures by the European Union in relation to Atlanto-Scandian herring and Northeast Atlantic mackerel.

The Faroe Islands believes that the EU measures are inconsistent with:

  • Articles I:1, V:2 and XI:1 of the GATT 1994.

On 8 January 2014, Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on 22 January 2014, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel.

 

Panel and Appellate Body proceedings

At its meeting on 26 February 2014, the DSB established a panel. Australia, China, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, India, Japan, New Zealand, Panama, Russia, Chinese Taipiei, Turkey and the United States reserved their third-party rights.