Brazil Disputes S. Africa's Chicken Import Duties Before WTO

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 3:07 PM EDT) -- Brazilian trade officials on Thursday lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organization, challenging South Africa’s recent anti-dumping measures on poultry imports that allegedly will cost the South American country more than $70 million annually.

Brazil’s Council of Ministers of Foreign Trade Ministry, commonly called Camex, said earlier this month that it had authorized the country’s trade officials to initiate formal proceedings at the WTO in order to address the provisional anti-dumping measures South Africa enforced against Brazilian chicken imports.

In a June 11 meeting, Brazilian...
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