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WTO panel on dispute with Russia
By Georgi Gyton
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The European Commission succeeded in pushing for the creation of a World Trade Organisation disputes panel to investigate Russia’s ban on EU pigmeat imports, in July. This was only weeks before Russia announced a ban on meat imports from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway - a retaliatory measure directed at countries which had imposed sanctions on Russia over the political situation with Ukraine. The ban has worked in favour of other countries though, who have increased their export business with Russia as it tries to plug its import gap. Both Argentina and Brazil announced they would be upping their beef supplies to the country.