INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA CONFECTIONERY AND INGREDIENTS EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has approved establishing disputes settlement panels ruling sought by the USA on whether retaliatory duties imposed by the European Union (EU), Canada, China, and Mexico on US confectionery and sweet bakery and associated ingredient exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules. These retaliatory tariffs include 25% duties imposed by the EU on peanut butter; 10% duties imposed by Canada on US-made chocolate, sugar confectionery, liquorice, ...


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