Mexico Files Dispute Against China On Alleged Subsidies To Clothing And Textile Products

GENEVA — October 15, 2012 — Mexico notified the WTO Secretariat on 15 October 2012 of a request for
consultations with China concerning several measures allegedly taken by China to support the
production and exports of clothing and textile products. It said it had requested consultations
because China appears to maintain a wide variety of measures that support producers and exporters
of apparel and textile products, both directly and indirectly. It added that these measures appear
to involve both prohibited and actionable subsidies that are inconsistent with China’s obligations
under the Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement, GATT 1994, the Agreement on Agriculture,
and China’s Accession Protocol.

Posted on October 29, 2012

Source: WTO