The Trump administration has laid out a lengthy list of its complaints and demands for changes in the World Trade Organization’s appellate body five months ahead of the WTO’s twelfth ministerial meeting that will be held in Kazakhstan.
A crisis is looming for the World Trade Organization’s dispute resolution system as the Trump administration presses the international body to reform its ways and the U.S. ag sector could be a casualty in the coming showdown.
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 – USDA announced today that it is opening up the U.S. market to an additional 414,000 tons of foreign sugar. The move was greeted warmly by U.S. food and candy makers, who have been clamoring for months for the USDA to allow in more sugar.
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 – The Trump administration today announced a trade agenda that that would make the U.S. less beholden to rulings by the World Trade Organization, stressing that U.S. sovereignty should be the primary concern when it mes to international disputes.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 - Tax reform is one of the two highest priorities for Republicans in Congress this year along with replacing Obamacare, but GOP lawmakers are struggling to make progress on either.