Pursuant to Article 15.3 of the DSU, the findings of the final panel report shall include a discussion of the arguments made by the parties at the interim review stage. This section of the Panel report provides such a discussion. As is clear from Article 15.3, this Section is part of the Panel's findings.
The European Communities requested that we make a number of technical and substantive changes to the interim report. These are described in Section B, infra. Mexico informed us that it had no comments on the interim report. Mexico's reactions to the requests of the European Communities are described in section B, infra.29
The Panel issued its final report to the parties on a confidential basis on 26 August 2008.