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Mexico Requests WTO Arbitration on US Food Label Rules

Bloomberg

By Carlos Manuel Rodriguez Oct. 9 (Bloomberg) — Mexico filed a request for arbitration with the World Trade Organization, challenging US rules requiring …

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601086&sid=acolwoAaH0NU

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized, WTO | | Leave a comment

Ex-WTO chief "mildly optimistic" on Doha round

Forexyard

Moore, who was in Washington to lobby for a free trade pact between the United States and New Zealand, said he believed the White House would turn more …

http://www.forexyard.com/en/reuters_inner.tpl?action=2009-10-09T200243Z_01_N0983399_RTRIDST_0_TRADE-WTO

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized, WTO | , | Leave a comment

Latin American countries accept banana deal: sources

AFP

Banana producing countries had been anxious to secure an agreement ahead of a WTO ministerial meeting here in November, the sources added. …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iQR4vanxLYTY3xfjM-KLCtuegtTQ

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EU’s Barroso calls for more free-trade deals as WTO talks stall

Irish Independent

By Matthew Newman The European Union should pursue free-trade agreements because it can’t wait for stalled talks at the World Trade Organization to resume, …

http://www.independent.ie/business/european/eursquos-barroso-calls-for-more-freetrade-deals-as-wto-talks-stall-1909798.html

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | EU, Free Trade Agreement, Uncategorized, WTO | , , | Leave a comment

USA asks WTO to intervene over EU poultry import ban

FarmersWeekly

It wants the WTO to set up a dispute settlement panel to review whether the EU’s ban on the import and marketing of poultrymeat and poultrymeat products …

http://www.fwi.co.uk/Articles/2009/10/09/118275/usa-asks-wto-to-intervene-over-eu-poultry-import-ban.html

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized, WTO | , | Leave a comment

India, Brazil to move WTO against EC over drug seizure issue

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi October 09, 2009, 16:29 IST India and Brazil will jointly file a complaint with the WTO against the European Commission for seizure of drug …

http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/india-brazil-to-move-wto-against-ec-over-drug-seizure-issue/75571/on

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized, WTO | , | Leave a comment

Central Asian Trade Ministers Look To Boost Ties With US

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Speaking to Reuters, Aitzhanova acknowledged that the decision rests with other members of the WTO, especially the European Union and United States. …

http://www.rferl.org/content/Central_Asian_Trade_Ministers_Look_To_Boost_Ties_With_US/1847568.html

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WTO panel to rule on EU-US poultry dispute

EurActiv

The United States has asked the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to establish a panel to rule on the European Union’s ban on imports of chlorinated chicken. …

http://www.euractiv.com/en/cap/wto-panel-rule-eu-us-poultry-dispute/article-186245

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized, WTO | , | Leave a comment

US files WTO case against EU over poultry restrictions

Xinhua

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — The US government said on Thursday that it has asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to establish a dispute settlement …

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-10/09/content_12196351.htm

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October 8, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized, WTO | , | Leave a comment

EU regrets US call for WTO panel on poultry dispute

Reuters

A spokeswoman for the US Trade Representative said on Thursday that the United States would ask that a WTO panel rule on EU hygiene legislation on the …

http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSWEA4360

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October 8, 2009 Posted by | EU, Uncategorized, WTO | , | Leave a comment