India Requests WTO Panel in CVD Dispute with the US

Following the US request for the establishment of a panel to adjudicate on the dispute with India over a ban on the import of certain poultry products, Reuters reports that India has also requested for the establishment of a panel in a dispute against the US over certain countervailing duty imposed by the latter on steel products imported from India (noted previously here). This certainly seems to be another episode in the saga of tit-for-tat disputes actions at the WTO. If that be the case, in addition to China, the US is now active on a second front (of course, there are many differences between the actions and motivations of India and China).

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India Initiates WTO Dispute over US CVD on Steel

India has filed a dispute against the United States, over the countervailing duty imposed by the latter on the import of certain steel products from India. According to some reports, India is also likely to initiate a dispute over certain US visa fees in the near future.