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(Text Document)
November 17, 2009

(Daily News)
November 16, 2009

The United States will request two separate World Trade Organization dispute settlement panels against China and the European Union in this week's meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body, but also face panel requests from Canada and Mexico over its country of origin labeling law (COOL).


(Inside U.S. Trade)
November 13, 2009

CLARIFICATION: After this story was published, a spokeswoman for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said the U.S. did not oppose the Canadian law at the meeting, but instead only asked questions concerning the development and implementation of the law. The U.S. also sought additional information on the criteria Canada used to develop the list of prohibited tobacco additives contained in the law, according to the spokeswoman. USTR did not respond this week to inquiries prior to the story's publication.

(Text Document)
November 10, 2009

(Inside U.S. Trade)
November 06, 2009

Canada and Norway this week separately requested World Trade Organization consultations with the European Union over the EU's new ban on the import and sale of seal products. Canada and Norway believe that this ban violates WTO rules, and formal consultations are the first step in launching a WTO legal challenge.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
November 06, 2009

As part of the ongoing negotiations to guarantee access to Canadian sub-federal procurement for U.S. companies in exchange for a waiver for Canadian firms from the Buy American requirements in the U.S. stimulus package, the U.S. wants Canada to cover its provinces under the World Trade Organization's Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), according to informed sources.

(File Document)
November 04, 2009

(Daily News)
November 02, 2009

Canada today (Nov. 2) formally requested World Trade Organization consultations with the European Union over the EU's new ban on the import and sale of seal products. Canada believes that this ban violates WTO rules, and formal consultations are the first step in launching a WTO legal challenge.


(Inside U.S. Trade)
October 30, 2009

Developing countries including Brazil and China last week rejected a written proposal circulated by Canada and supported by the U.S., Japan and Australia that was meant to further clarify the Doha round market access concessions by key developing countries on services by the time a modalities deal in agriculture and non-agricultural market access (NAMA) is finalized.

(Daily News)
October 23, 2009

At a meeting today (Oct. 23) of the World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body (DSB), the U.S. blocked panel requests from Canada and Mexico challenging a U.S. country-of-origin labeling law (COOL) on meat as an unfair trade barrier, while the European Union blocked a panel request from the U.S. challenging the EU's ban on the use of antimicrobial washes in poultry processing, according to Geneva sources.


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