WTO Panel To Probe Indonesian Import Restrictions

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 8:04 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization has established a dispute resolution panel to formally investigate U.S. claims that Indonesian restrictions on plant and animal products discriminate against foreign goods, U.S. trade officials said Wednesday.

The U.S. has accused Indonesia of violating the world body's rules by imposing a system of nonautomatic import licensing requirements for fruits, vegetables, meats, animal products, flowers, dried fruits and other goods.

Now, according to a notice set to be published by the U.S. trade representative in Thursday's Federal Register, the WTO's dispute resolution...
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