WTO Staffing Shortage Stonewalls US-Canada Paper Dispute

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 2:17 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization panel currently reviewing a complaint from Canada against U.S. duties on glossy specialty paper has been forced to delay its decision in the case due to a shortage of legal staff in Geneva, according to a WTO document circulated Thursday.

Canada’s crusade to beat back U.S. tariffs on its supercalendered paper shipments is drawing to a close just as the effort to revisit the North American Free Trade Agreement continues to gain steam. But each side will have to wait a bit...
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