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Table 4 Relevant trade dispute cases between 1995 and 2013 made under GATT rules

From: Trade and investment liberalization and Asia’s noncommunicable disease epidemic: a synthesis of data and existing literature

Country Signatory to GATT Accession to WTO Dispute claims made (as Complainant) Dispute claims against (as Respondent)
    Agriculture Alcohol Tobacco Pharma. Agriculture Alcohol Tobacco Pharma.
Singapore 1973 1995 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Japan 1955 1995 --- --- --- --- US (2002); US (1997); EC (1997) US (1995); EC (1996); Canada (1996) --- ---
Brunei Darussalam 1993 1995 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
South Korea 1967 1995 --- --- --- --- US (1995); US (1995) US (1996; US (1997); US (1999*; Australia 1999)*; Canada (2009)* EC (1997); US (1997) --- ---
Malaysia 1957 1995 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
China --- 2001 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Thailand 1982 1995 EC (1995); EC (2003); EC (2003); Hungary (1996) --- --- --- Egypt (2000) --- Philippines (2008) ---
Indonesia 1950 1995 --- --- US (2010) --- US (2013) --- --- ---
Philippines 1979 1995 Australia (2002) --- Thailand (2008) --- US (1997) EC (2009); US (2010)   
India 1948 1995 --- --- --- Argentina (2001); EC; Netherlands (2010) US (2001); US, Australia, Canada, NZL, Switzerland (1997) EC (2008) --- US (1997); EC (1997)
Vietnam --- 2007 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Laos --- 2013 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Cambodia --- 2004 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Myanmar 1948 1995 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
   Totals 5 0 2 3 15 8 1 2
  1. Years in brackets are when request was made for consultation; Pharma.= Pharmaceuticals; *= disputes pertaining to beef importation; †= disputes pertaining to taxation; ‡= disputed agricultural subsidies made under the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU; Data source: [118].