World Trade Review


United States – Certain measures affecting imports of poultry from China: the fascinating case that wasn't


a1 Counsel, Advisory Centre on WTO Law, Geneva, Switzerland

Professor Regan's paper on the US–Poultry (China) case provides highly interesting insight both into the facts of the case and the Panel's reasoning, as well as the broader systemic issues lurking behind them. The author has identified a number of thought-provoking aspects in a case that, at first glance, appears to be a relatively bland SPS dispute.


* The views set forth here are attributable to the author alone and are not those of the Advisory Centre. The author would like to thank Lukasz Gruszczynski and Don Regan, as well as other friends and colleagues, for valuable comments.