Abstract:When a WTO member country is accused by another of implementing discriminatory trade measures, the affected country can trigger the WTO's Dispute Settlement Mechanism to evaluate whether there was a breach of multilateral trade rules. This One Pager explores the motives why certain disputes take longer than others to be resolved.

Keywords:World Trade Organization; trade disputes; environmental protection; civil society organisations
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Type/Issue:One Pager/444

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