September 16, 2019

Canada Requests New WTO Panel on U.S. Agricultural Subsidies

Categories: Doha / Trade /EU /Farm Bill

A press release issued yesterday by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada stated that, “The Honourable David Emerson, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics, and the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, announced today that Canada is requesting the establishment of a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel on the issue of U.S. trade-distorting domestic agricultural subsidies.