WTO: «New Zealand, US file disputes against Indonesia on imports of agricultural products»

pubil«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.

According to New Zealand and the United States, Indonesia imposes prohibitions or restrictions on imports of horticultural products, animal and animal products; imposes unjustified and trade-restrictive non-automatic import licensing requirements on imports of such products; accords less favourable treatment to imported products than to like products of national origin; has imposed unreasonable and discriminatory pre-shipment inspection requirements; and has failed to notify and publish sufficient information concerning its import licensing measures.

New Zealand and the United States claim that these measures are inconsistent with Indonesia’s obligations under the GATT 1994, the Agreement on Agriculture, the Agreement on Import Licensing procedures and the Agreement on Pre-shipment Inspection. …»

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