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China to scrap US broiler duties following WTO debate

China to scrap US broiler duties following WTO debate

By Keith Nuthall

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.

India on the rise to become top bovine meat exporter

India on the rise to become top bovine meat exporter

By Keith Nuthall

Major shifts in the power of exporting countries within the meat and livestock sector in the past decade have been identified in new statistical analysis released by the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Russian meat producers say they will back the government's opposition to the EU

Russia to fight EU retaliatory duty bid over pigmeat ban

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 EU had been expected to make a statement on its implementation plans this week

Europe accepts WTO chicken defeat with China

By Oscar Rousseau

The EU will amend import rules for Chinese chicken after a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel sided against the European bloc in a trade quarrel that stretches back two years.

The WTO ruled against Russia for the second time in the pork ban dispute

Russia loses appeal over EU pork import ban

By Oscar Rousseau

Russia has lost its appeal against a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling over its blanket ban on imports of pigs and pork products from the European Union (EU).

Russia is to appeal against the WTO ruling on its pork exports

Russia may appeal WTO ruling on EU pig and pork exports

By Eugene Vorotnikov, in Voronezh, Russia; and Keith Nuthall

By the end of this month (September) the Russian government will appeal the recent ruling of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) opposing Russia’s swine fever-related ban on European Union (EU) exports of pigs, pigmeat and related products, according to...

India has said it will allow imports of poultry from bird flu-free zones

India and US embroiled in poultry imports row

By Keith Nuthall

India threatens to remove import restrictions on US poultry, but Washington has said it will seek to impose retaliatory duties in case New Delhi’s liberalisation falls short of global trading standards. 

Washington alleges that China has flouted international trading laws

China angry with US over WTO poultry dispute

By Keith Nuthall

China is upset with the US after it asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to check if China complied with a 2013 order to reform its anti-dumping duties on chicken broiler products.

The World Trade Organisation has agreed to scrap export subsidies

WTO scraps subsidies on meat exports

By Keith Nutall

Meat exporting countries worldwide will be scrapping export subsidies after a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting in Nairobi agreed on Friday 18 December to phase out distortive trade sweeteners.

Brazil has accused Indonesia of 'overly formalist behavior'

Indonesia delays WTO hearing on Brazilian chicken

By Keith Nuthall

Indonesia has used procedural tactics to delay the establishment of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes settlement panel hearing on Brazilian claims that the south-east Asian country has  illegally blocked its chicken exports.

Based on WTO projections, 2015 will be the fourth consecutive year in which annual trade growth has fallen below 3%

WTO forecasts lower global trade growth

By Chloe Ryan

World Trade Organisation (WTO) economists have lowered their forecast for world trade growth in 2015 to 2.8%, from the 3.3% forecast made in April, and reduced their estimate for 2016 to 3.9% from 4%.

Ottawa has asked permission to impose levies that would yield CA$3.068 billion in annual revenues

Canada and USA back at WTO over COOL

By Keith Nuthall

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has once again been asked to arbitrate over the dispute between Canada and the US over American country-of-origin labelling (COOL) for meat and livestock products.

World Trade win for EU against Russia on pork

EU secures WTO panel against Russia pigmeat ban

By Keith Nuthall

The European Union (EU) has today (23 July) forced the creation of a disputes panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) which will examine the legality under world trade law of Russia’s ban on imports of EU live pigs, pork and other pig products.