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Canada

(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.


(Inside U.S. Trade)
October 16, 2009

Mexico late last week formally filed a request for a World Trade Organization dispute settlement case challenging the U.S. country of origin labeling of meat at the retail level as an unfair trade barrier, within days of Canada launching such a challenge.

(File Document)
October 14, 2009

(Daily News)
October 13, 2009

Mexico has formally filed a request for a World Trade Organization dispute settlement case challenging the U.S. country of origin labeling of meat at the retail level as an unfair trade barrier, within days of Canada launching such a challenge.


(Inside U.S. Trade)
October 09, 2009

H.E. Mr. John Gero

(Inside U.S. Trade)
October 09, 2009

The governments of Canada and Mexico have decided to take their fight against a U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law to a World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel, charging that the U.S. is creating a technical trade barrier that discriminates against their exports of live animals to the U.S. market.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
October 09, 2009

A Canadian proposal to exempt Canadian firms from the Buy American rules contained in the U.S. economic stimulus package is facing opposition from the AFL-CIO and tepid support overall from U.S. business groups, whose members either do not want the additional competition or are more focused on other issues related to the implementation of Buy American requirements.

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