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Barbara Cooreman

United States - Standards for Reformulated and Conventional Gasoline, Brazil and Venezuela v United States, Report of the Appellate Body, WT/DS2/AB/R, WT/DS4/AB/R, Report No AB-1996-1, Doc No 96-1597, ITL 013 (WTO 1996), DSR 1996:I, 3, 29th April 1996, World Trade Organization [WTO]

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Whether a measure prescribing different baseline establishment methods for domestic producers and importers of gasoline was justified under Article XX(g) of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (‘GATT 1994’) as primarily aimed at the protection of exhaustible natural resources.

Whether a measure prescribing different baseline establishment methods for domestic producers and importers of gasoline entailed arbitrary and unjustifiable discrimination under the chapeau of Article XX of the GATT 1994.

Whether all the World Trade Organization Agreements should be interpreted in the light of the general rules of treaty interpretation under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.

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