SOUTH KOREA: Appeal looms at WTO in beef imports case
The World Trade Organisation's appellate body is to rule on December 11 on an appeal brought by South Korea against an earlier decision by a WTO dispute's panel that it had illegally discriminated against foreign producers by banning the sale of imported and local beef in the same store.It backed the case brought by the USA, Australia and New Zealand and ordered Seoul to dismantle the system. The panel also found that the amount of subsidy provided to the country's domestic beef industry was excessive.But the South Koreans have appealed. The new ruling will come weeks before the expiry of the South Korean beef import quota, due on December 31.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Danone's Q1: four things to learn
- Interview: Sir Kensington's on sale to Unilever
- Column: Why snacking is the new meal
- Nestle Q1 update: four things to learn
- Interview: "Disruptive" snack brand Hippeas
- Tyson shops Sara Lee bakery, Kettle and Van's
- Nestle to cut UK confectionery jobs
- PepsiCo affirms full-year target as Q1 hits mark
- Icelandic to sell Saucy Fish Co. owner Seachill
- Tyson to buy burger-to-entree firm AdvancePierre