WTO PANEL FORMED TO RULE ON ARGENTINA COMPLAINT OVER US BEEF IMPORT BAN

A WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes panel has been established to rule on whether US bans on Argentine beef imports are legal under global trade laws. Argentina’s government says the restrictions are illegal under the WTO’s general agreement on tariffs and trade (GATT) and the WTO agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary measures. Releasing a statement at yesterday’s (Monday) meeting of the WTO disputes settlement panel, Buenos Aires complained that for “over eleven years [there has been] a closure of the US market for fresh, chilled or frozen ...


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