WTO Dispute Settlement Body Sets Up Panel Against India’s ICT Duties

  • The World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DBS) has established a panel after the European Union (EU) has dragged India into the Dispute Settlement System of WTO for the second time against import duties on ICT (information and communication technology) products, including mobile phones, cameras, headphones and earphones, imposed by the country.
  • India is levying a fee upto 20 % on them & these charges will affect the EU’s exports of 400 million euros annually.