Colombia initiates appeal arbitration in frozen fries dispute, discloses panel report

Colombia has initiated arbitration proceedings under Article 25 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU) to review the findings of a WTO dispute panel in “Colombia — Anti-Dumping Duties on Frozen Fries from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands” (DS591). The notice of appeal was circulated to WTO members on 10 October. In addition, Colombia and the European Union, the complainant in the dispute, agreed to make public the panel findings.