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USTR: U.S. has fully implemented WTO ruling on Spanish olives

January 20, 2023 at 8:00 AM
The U.S. has fully implemented the recommendations stemming from a World Trade Organization dispute ruling faulting the Commerce Department’s countervailing duties on Spanish olives, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative contends, although the European Union does not agree and the two sides continue to engage on the issue. The EU last week criticized a final determination from Commerce, outlined in a Dec. 20 memo, that European subsidies were “de facto” specific and therefore countervailable. The determination lowered, but did...

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