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WTO panel sides with U.S., finds China did not properly administer ag TRQs

April 18, 2019 at 7:36 PM
A World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel this week handed the United States a victory over China by finding that Beijing was improperly administering rice, corn and wheat tariff-rate quotas, which in some cases contributed to the quotas' going unfilled. The finding marks the second time the U.S. has prevailed over China this year in a case involving Beijing's agricultural policies. A February panel decision found China had exceeded its agricultural subsidy limits for rice and wheat. “This second...

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