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World Trade Organization - Information Centre: Weekly Round-up / New Zealand, US file disputes against Indonesia on imports of agricultural products


Director-General Roberto Azevêdo took part in a debate at the OECD Forum on “The Future of Trade” on 6 May. He also attended an informal ministerial meeting hosted by Australia in Paris and gave the opening address at WTO Geneva Week, an event dedicated to WTO members without permanent representation in Geneva.

Next week, the General Council meets on Monday. DG Azevêdo visits Berlin and Seoul, and attends an APEC trade ministers meeting in China.
> Find out more:
http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/infocenter_e.htm


NEW ZEALAND, US FILE DISPUTES AGAINST INDONESIA ON IMPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
New Zealand and the United States notified the WTO Secretariat, on 8 May

2014, of a request for consultations with Indonesia concerning measures imposed by Indonesia on the importation of horticultural products, animals and animal

products into the country.
> News item: http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news14_e/ds477rfc_09may14_e.htm


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