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U.S. could face trade penalties of $1 billion

posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:05 PM

U.S. could face trade penalties of $1 billion
The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that Canada and Mexico can slap more than $1 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods in retaliation for meat labeling rules it says discriminated against Mexican and Canadian livestock. Full Story

House Panel Votes to Repeal Country-Origin Meat Labeling Law

posted on May 22, 2015 at 3:42 PM

A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. Full Story

WTO rejects US country-of-origin labels for meat

posted on October 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Learning where the meat in your grocery store came from might get harder. In a ruling Monday, the World Trade Organization rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born,... Full Story

WTO Backs US In Chicken Trade Dispute With China

posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:19 PM

The chicken dispute is part of a larger strain in trade relations between the world's two largest economies. Full Story

Largest Bilateral Trade Agreement in History Proposed

posted on June 21, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Largest Bilateral Trade Agreement in History Proposed
The largest bilateral trade agreement in history was proposed this week in Enniskillen, Ireland during the G-8 summit. U.S. and European Union members agreed to open negotiations on a broad trade deal that would slash tariffs and other barriers... Full Story

Canada Disapproves New Meat Labeling Rules

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:42 PM

The WTO said last year that the 2009 U.S country of origin rule discriminated against livestock from Canada and Mexico. Full Story

Barbs Exchanged Over Trade

posted on September 21, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Barbs Exchanged Over Trade
The U.S. alleges that China is illegally subsidizing exports in their automobile and auto parts sectors – putting American parts manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage and encouraging the relocation of production to China. Full Story

From farms to factories, Russians Wary of WTO

posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:15 PM

LENIN STATE FARM, Russia (AP) — Migrant workers, some stripped to their underwear in the sweltering heat, pick fragrant strawberries from the sprawling fields of Lenin State Farm, a former collective that has become one of the most successful... Full Story

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)

posted on November 23, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)
Full Program: Bipartisan efforts to cut the federal deficit collapse, leaving farm programs in limbo. The World Trade Organization rejects America's Country of Origin Labeling Program. We explain why cranberries -- like all commodities -- are not immune to... Full Story

Russia Poised to Join World Trade Organization

posted on November 10, 2011 at 11:56 AM

GENEVA (AP) — Russia cleared a major hurdle toward opening up its huge oil-driven economy Thursday, with negotiators agreeing to final terms that would allow it to join the World Trade Organization after an 18-year effort. The deal is... Full Story

U.S. Trade Ambassador Urges European Union to Make Deeper Farm Tariff Cuts

posted on November 4, 2005 at 8:11 PM

U.S. Trade Ambassador Urges European Union to Make Deeper Farm Tariff Cuts
Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture: "Now with some 40 days remaining before the WTO ministerial in Hong Kong, the clock is really ticking." At a midweek congressional hearing, U.S trade officials said their offer last month to significantly... Full Story

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