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China requests compliance panel in ag TRQ dispute as U.S. eyes retaliation

July 16, 2021 at 12:05 PM
The U.S. on Thursday asked the World Trade Organization to approve retaliatory measures against China for failing to comply with a panel ruling on Beijing’s administration of agricultural tariff-rate quotas, prompting China to request a compliance panel in the case. The U.S., in a communication sent to the WTO Dispute Settlement Body on Thursday, said it was entitled to take “countermeasures” -- including the suspension of most-favored-nation obligations -- because China has failed to comply with DSB’s recommendations. “The United...

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