Hitting where it hurts: Retaliation requests in the WTO

Diego Bonomo, 1 March 2014



When a trade dispute being adjudicated in the WTO’s dispute settlement system reaches the end without resolution, the offended member country requests the right to retaliate – or as the diplomats call it – request the suspension of concessions and other obligations vis-à-vis the offender (Shadikhodjaev 2009).

Topics: International trade
Tags: trade disputes, WTO, WTO retaliations

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