The U.S. is requesting, yet again, dispute settlement consultations with Canada under USMCA to address dairy restrictions by Canada that are contrary to its USMCA commitments. Find out what this new request expands on in its challenge of Canada’s dairy TRQ allocation measures and why the U.S. remains very concerned.
What exactly is the U.S. challenging under USMCA/CUSMA Canada's dairy tariff-rate quotas (TRQs)? Find out all the details you need to know on the latest trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada.
What are the changes that Canada has implemented to dairy TRQs under CUSMA/USMCA and why does the U.S. view them as non-complaint? Find out all the details you need to know, along with the application process and deadlines on 2022's dairy TRQs.
Global Affairs Canada has advised that the 2021-2022 tariff rate quotas for wheat, barley, and their products will become accessible on August 1, 2021.
Are U.S. farmers still being denied their fair share of the supply-managed Canadian market? U.S. trade officials and dairy industry advocates think so and an official submission has been made to dispute the way Canada administers dairy import quotas in accordance with USMCA. Find out all the details here.
Adding to the list of cross-border tensions, the first-ever trade enforcement action under USMCA escalated to a new level on Tuesday with the filing of a request by the USTR for a Dispute Settlement Panel over claims that Ottawa is still unfairly blocking U.S. producers from accessing the Canadian dairy market.