CANADA v USA, DAIRY SUBSIDIES

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE PRICE of exported Canadian milk and butter could rise after a World Trade Organisation appellate body ruled that the organisation of a dairy market where produce is collected and sold at a higher price on the home market than abroad, can break WTO rules. It had focused on a case brought by the USA and New Zealand against alleged Canadian dairy export subsidies; both Washington and Wellington claimed that Ottawa had failed to implement an earlier ruling from the a WTO disputes settlement panel. It had said that Canada's collective ...


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