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Grassley: WTO Appellate Body shutdown the only way to achieve reform

October 09, 2019 at 2:46 PM
The U.S. must “neuter” the World Trade Organization's Appellate Body to ensure needed reforms, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Wednesday. The U.S., seeking reforms to the WTO Appellate Body, has been blocking nominees to the seven-member panel since mid-2017. The body is down to the minimum of three members it needs to hear appeals and is expected to cease to function in December when the terms of two panelists expire. Grassley, who has previously been warm...


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