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USMCA panel files confidential initial report in auto rules-of-origin dispute

November 15, 2022 at 10:25 AM
A U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement dispute settlement panel has completed its preliminary report on a dispute over a U.S. interpretation of the deal’s rules of origin for automotive vehicles. A confidential version of the panel’s preliminary report was filed on Monday morning, according to a docket maintained by the Trade Agreements Secretariat . At the heart of the dispute, launched last year by Mexico and joined by Canada, is a disagreement over how to apply the so-called “roll-up” principle in calculations for...

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