World Trade Organization

USDA Appeals Country Of Origen Labeling Decision
A ruling by the World Trade Organization last November on a challenge to the U.S. Country Of Origin Labeling Policy said the U.S., in labeling, was not treating meat imports equally and so the practice could be construed as a trade violation. Tim Reif,  of the U.S. Trade Representatives Office,…
World Trade Body Agrees To Russia Becoming Member
GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization agreed Friday to allow Russia to become its newest member, giving a critical boost to the ailing economy of its biggest trading partner, the European Union. Until now, Russia has been the only member of the Group of 20 leading world economies still o…