WTO Panel Examines India’s Ag Imports
U.S. says India breached its WTO agreement; settlement body to hear complaint.
The World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body established a panel June 25 to examine the U.S. complaint against India’s agricultural import measures.
The U.S. and other members voiced concerns about India’s measures prohibiting the importation of various agricultural products into India from members that reported outbreaks of low Pathogenic Notifiable Avian Influenza.
The U.S. claimed the measures were not scientific, inconsistent with the WTO Animal Health guidelines, and did not follow India’s WTO obligations. Read more here.
Date: July 4, 2012