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Argentina Loses Appeal Against WTO Imports Ruling

Posted January 18, 2015

Under International Trade Issues

(Agence France-Presse)

Argentina has lost its appeal at the World Trade Organisation against the body’s ruling that it had broken global trade rules in a dispute with its EU, US and Japanese partners, a WTO decision published Thursday said.

Argentina had appealed the ruling by the WTO’s trade watchdog last September finding fault with Buenos Aires’ rules which set unfair requirements on goods exported by partners including the United States, the European Union and Japan.

In its appeal decision, the WTO upheld the earlier ruling and ordered Argentina to conform with international trade rules. Click here to read more.