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WTO Approval of High Tariffs Offer Best Hope for Resolution of M-COOL Issue

  • 23 Nov 09:40

WTO Approval of High Tariffs Offer Best Hope for Resolution of M-COOL Issue A US based agricultural economist says the higher the level of retaliatory tariffs the WTO approves in response to US Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling the better the chance the issue will be addressed by the US Senate, writes Bruce Cochrane. The World Trade Organization is expected to release its decision later this month on a Canadian and Mexican request for authorization to impose over $3,000,000,000 in annual retaliatory tariffs on a range of products imported from the US over the issue of Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling. Dr Steve Meyer, the vice president pork analysis with EMI Analytics, told those on hand yesterday for Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium. Read more...