September 27, 2013

WTO adopts ruling in favor of US poultry

The World Trade Organization adopted a ruling by a dispute resolution panel that China violated numerous global trade rules when it imposed anti-dumping duties against US broiler chicken products. China must now comply with its WTO obligations.  “Today’s announcement is welcome news to US chicken producers, who look forward to once again competing in this viable export market without unjustified trade restrictions,” said Mike Brown, National Chicken Council president. “We’re hopeful that mutually beneficial trade in poultry products between China and the United States can now be restored as soon as possible. Today’s news sends a clear message to other countries that have similarly brought unjustified antidumping duties on US chicken products.”  Read More

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