China has said it will scrap the anti-dumping and countervailing duties it has been imposing on broiler product exports from the United States, following a long World Trade Organisation (WTO) battle over the issue.
By Eugene Vorotnikov, in Voronezh, Russia; and Keith Nuthall
The Russian government will fight an application by the European Union (EU) at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for permission to impose retaliatory trade sanctions worth €1.39 billion over Moscow’s ban on EU pork and pigs.
The International Beef Alliance (IBA) has repeated its call for ministers to agree on a path to achieve meaningful trade reforms that lead to liberalisation of the global trading environment, while protecting beef producers’ livelihoods.
A senior scientist has warned an international trade conference on antimicrobial resistance that rich countries will increasingly ban imports of meat from livestock fed with antibiotic growth promoters.