Trade Dispute Histories Data.

This site provides detailed data on trade disputes at the World Trade Organization. The data currently covers the first 500+ disputes, and includes information on:


  • Current status of each case

  • Product codes for the specific goods at issue

  • Legal claims made by complainants 

  • Direction of ruling on each claim

Some data is available for:

  • Disputed trade volumes


as well as a variety of other indicators. They are updated on a periodic basis.


May 20, 2020

Participant file updated.

Mar. 16, 2020

Updates made to all downloads. 

Feb. 6, 2018

Participants, disputed products, and legal claims data now updated through DS529.

Mar. 13, 2017

Disputed products data revised for DS1 - 450.