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EU position in WTO dispute with Russia reveals crisis in European trade policy,says expert

  • 1 Sep 11:37

EU position in WTO dispute with Russia reveals crisis in European trade policy,says expert According to the expert, the EU has taken advantage of the current vulnerability of the WTO dispute settlement mechanism and is trying to avoid responsibility for actions recognized as illegal at the international level, and by using the rules developed with the active participation of the EU MOSCOW, August 28. /TASS/. The European Union's appeal in the dispute with Russia on energy adjustments reveals serious structural problems in the trade policy of European countries, as well as changes in the EU policy and approaches as a WTO member, Polina Tonkikh, Director General of the WTO Expertise Center told TASS. "The intention of the European Union to prevent. Read more...

Russia’s withdrawal from WTO unreasonable, says minister

  • 11 Jun 10:11

Russia’s withdrawal from WTO unreasonable, says minister Russia is now able to protect the interests of domestic enterprises, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov stressed. It is unreasonable for Russia to withdraw from the World Trade Organization (WTO) now, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said addressing the State Duma’s deputies on Wednesday. "It took us very long, almost 16 years, to enter the organization. All expected maximum benefits and results. It is very challenging to calculate the result in terms of value. <…> Unfortunately, amid the current situation in the world, hardly anybody takes notice of the WTO and [countries] assume preferential measures. We also protect our. Read more...

WTO likely to be late in resolving dispute on pork

  • 15 Jan 12:12

WTO likely to be late in resolving dispute on pork The dispute between EU and Russia over the ban imposed on pork and live pigs it is unlikely to be resolved in time, considering that there are only 60 days to solve the case, following TASS. For now, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is looking to see if the original panelists in the dispute are available for arbitration duties. If not, other replacements will need to be found in order to continue with the arbitration, mentioned the source, cited by TASS. By now the arbitration court with WTO is examining "the EU's request to retaliate against Russia in the dispute Russia – Pigs (EU), under Article 22.2 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU), on. Read more...

Russia challenges WTO pork ban verdict

  • 27 Sep 08:57

Russia challenges WTO pork ban verdict The Russian government has launched an appeal against the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) ruling that the Kremlin’s ban on EU. Read more...

EU welcomes WTO verdict on Russia's EU pork ban

  • 22 Aug 09:23

EU welcomes WTO verdict on Russia's EU pork ban WTO verdictonEUporkbanwelcomedbyEU The European Commission (EC) has welcomed a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling opposing Russia’s bans on EU exports of pigs, pigmeat and related products, imposed during 2014 because of outbreaks of. Read more...

WTO ruling on Russia’s trade ban expected this week

  • 6 Apr 10:10

WTO ruling on Russia’s trade ban expected this week The World Trade Organisation (WTO) will secretly announce its verdict on Russia’s EU pork trade ban this week, according to an. Read more...

WTO Russian pork ban ruling expected in April

  • 19 Feb 10:49

WTO Russian pork ban ruling expected in April A ruling from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Russia’s embargo of EU pork products is expected to be made. Read more...

Global Trade Ministers Move to End Agriculture Export Subsidies

  • 25 Dec 15:24

Global Trade Ministers Move to End Agriculture Export Subsidies An agreement by World Trade Organisation (WTO) member states through the recently adopted "Nairobi Package" started a move towards eliminating export subsidies involving agricultural products. The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) welcomed the agreement, however, it also noted that differences remain over other measures aimed at creating fairer global trading conditions, in particular for developing countries. A declaration issued on 19 December at the conclusion of the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya includes a number of decisions in relation to the Agreement on Agriculture. In particular, four ministerial. Read more...

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...

WTO Rules Against US over Country of Origin Labelling

  • 20 May 13:32

WTO Rules Against US over Country of Origin Labelling The World Trade Organization has thrown out the US appeal against its ruling over mandatory country of origin labelling. The long-running dispute concerned the extra burden of record keeping imposed on exporters of meat and livestock to the US, which Canada and Mexico, who were leading the fight against the regulation, said gave the US an unfair advantage in the market. The WTO had already ruled that the US was placing too much of a burden on exporting countries but the US has argued that changes it had made to the rules had made them fairer. However, this week the Appellate Body of the WTO rejected the US arguments against the panel's findings under Article 2.1. Read more...