Japan: Japan to Eliminate WTO Beef and Pork Safeguards

Effective April 1, 2020, Japan will no longer apply the beef special safeguard and pork safeguard to imported products from member countries of the World Trade Organization. The government announced that it will eliminate these safeguards as virtually all imports of beef and pork are now covered by trade agreements with separate safeguard mechanisms. A special safeguard for pork will remain.

Japan: Japan to Eliminate WTO Beef and Pork Safeguards