India – Agricultural Products Case
Pedro A Villarreal
- Arbitrary (unreasonable) & discriminatory treatment standard
Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1 Within the group of disputes in the World Trade Organization (WTO) dealing directly with the application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures, India – Agricultural Products provides an overview of how the Dispute Settlement Body (‘DSB’) of the WTO deals with issues of burden of proof in the assessment of scientific evidence (Evidence: Dispute Settlement of the World Trade Organization [WTO]). The case also underscores how international standards issued by other international organizations, particularly the International Office of Epizootics (‘OIE’)—now known...