Friday, January 16, 2015
WTO Appellate Body Affirms U.S. Victory in Trade Enforcement Dispute Against Argentina’s Import Licensing Restrictions
On January 15, 2015, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body found in favor of the United States in a dispute challenging widespread restrictions maintained by Argentina on the importation of U.S. goods. The Appellate Body affirmed an earlier WTO panel report agreeing with the United States that Argentina’s import licensing requirement and other import restrictions breach international trade rules.