Qatar launches WTO complaint against boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and UAE

Posted on: 04/08/2017

Qatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organisation today to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, Qatar’s WTO representative Ali Alwaleed Al-Thani told Reuters.

By formally “requesting consultations” with the three countries, the first step in a trade dispute, Qatar triggered a 60 day deadline for them to settle the complaint or face litigation at the WTO and potential retaliatory trade sanctions.

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