CUSMA Dispute

Publicly available materials for cases under Chapter 10 and Chapter 31 of the CUSMA/USMCA/TMEC are available on the Trade Agreements Secretariat’s e-Filing registry.

Chapter 31

Chapter 31

Panel Review NumberUSA-MEX-2022-31-01
TitleAutomotive Rules of Origin
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 31 (Dispute Settlement) - Section A
PartiesCo-Complaining Parties – Mexico and Canada
Responding Party - United States
Third Party - Mexico
Panel Composition
  • Elbio Oscar Rosselli Frieri, Chair, by agreement of the disputing Parties
  • Kathleen Claussen – appointed by Canada, the co-complaining Party
  • Ann Ryan Robertson – appointed by Mexico, the co-complaining Party
  • Jorge Miranda – appointed by the United States, the responding Party
  • Mr. Donald McRae – appointed by the United States, the responding Party
Date of Panel RequestJanuary 6 2022
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberUSA-CDA-2021-31-01
TitleCrystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells Safeguard Measure
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 31 (Dispute Settlement) - Section A
PartiesComplaining Party - Canada
Responding Party - United States
Third Party - Mexico
Panel Composition
  • Mario Matus, Chair, by agreement of the disputing Parties
  • Jennifer Hillman, Appointed by Canada, the complaining Party
  • Donald M. McRae, Appointed by the United States, the responding Party
Date of Panel RequestJune 18 2021
StatusActive
Date of Final ReportFebruary 15, 2022
Panel Review NumberCDA-USA-2021-31-01
TitleDairy TRQ Allocation Measures
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 31 (Dispute Settlement) - Section A
PartiesComplaining Party - United States
Responding Party - Canada
Third Party - Mexico
Panel Composition
  • Elbio Oscar Rosselli Frieri, Chair, by agreement of the disputing Parties
  • Julie Bédard, Appointed by the United States, the complaining Party
  • Mark C. Hansen, Appointed by Canada, the responding Party
Date of Panel RequestMay 25 2021
StatusComplete
Date of final reportDecember 20, 2021
Chapter 10

Chapter 10

Panel Review NumberUSA-CDA-2022-10.12-01
TitleLarge Diameter Welded Pipe AD AR
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - United States
Other involved Party - Canada
Date of Panel RequestMarch 4 2022
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberUSA-MEX-2021-10.12-02
TitleSteel Concrete Reinforcing Bar AD AR
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - United States
Other involved Party - Mexico
Date of Panel RequestOctober 8 2021
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberUSA-MEX-2021-10.12-01
TitleCarbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod AD AR
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - United States
Other involved Party - Mexico
Date of Panel RequestSeptember 17 2021
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberUSA-CDA-2021-10.12-04
TitleSoftwood Lumber AD AR2
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - United States
Other involved Party - Canada
Date of Panel RequestDecember 29 2021
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberUSA-CDA-2021-10.12-03
TitleSoftwood Lumber CVD AR2
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - United States
Other involved Party - Canada
Date of Panel RequestDecember 29 2021
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberUSA-CDA-2020-10.12-02
TitleSoftwood Lumber AD AR
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - United States
Other involved Party - Canada
Date of Panel RequestDecember 22 2020
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberUSA-CDA-2020-10.12-01
TitleSoftwood Lumber CVD AR
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - United States
Other involved Party - Canada
Date of Panel RequestDecember 10 2020
StatusActive
Panel Review NumberCDA-USA-2020-10.12-01
TitleGypsum Board
Instrument InvokedCanada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
Dispute Settlement MechanismChapter 10 (Trade Remedies) - Article 10.12
PartiesImporting Party - Canada
Other involved Party - United States
Date of Panel RequestNovember 26 2020
StatusActive
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