Costa Rica Initiates WTO Dispute case against Dominican Republic over Steel Bar Duties

Costa Rica has requested WTO dispute consultations with the Dominican Republic regarding anti-dumping duties imposed by the Dominican Republic on imported corrugated steel bars from Costa Rica. The request was circulated to WTO members on 27 July.

Costa Rica claims that the challenged measures are inconsistent with a number of provisions of the WTO's Anti-dumping Agreement and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994.