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Argentina Will Appeal WTO Ruling against the use of Import Restrictions

Posted August 26, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


Argentina will appeal a World Trade Organization ruling against its use of import restrictions, according to a senior Argentine official. On Friday a WTO dispute panel found against Argentina in a 2012 case brought by the United States, the European Union and Japan relating to Buenos Aires licensing rules used to restrict imports.

The panel said the rules violated WTO agreements, and urged the government of President Cristina Fernandez to bring them in line with international trade regulations. Read more here.