Norway Challenges E.U.'s Anti-Dumping Salmon Rule

Law360, New York (February 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The European Commission's anti-dumping campaign illegally blocked cheaper Norwegian salmon from entering the European mainland, according to a complaint filed by Norway on Tuesday at the World Trade Organization.

Norway has long opposed the Commission’s attempts to spread out the continent’s salmon market with the introduction of the permanent minimum import prices (MIP) against Norway, the world's biggest producer of farmed salmon.

The complaint comes on the heels of a lawsuit against the European Union brought by a major Norwegian processor, Fjord Seafoods. It was also...
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