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.

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.

Meat processors ask for country-of-origin labelling delay

US meat groups ask for COOL delay

By Flemmich Webb

The American Meat Institute, together with seven other meat, poultry and retail associations, has asked for the implementation of the proposed country-of-origin labelling (COOL) rule to be delayed until the World Trade Organisation (WTO) determines whether...

WTO to rule on China-US broiler dispute

WTO to rule on China-US broiler dispute

By Keith Nuthall

A World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes panel has been established to decide whether Chinese anti-dumping and countervailing duties on American broiler chicken exports are legal.


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