On December 14, 2021, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released its findings from the dispute panel initiated in August 2019 against India’s trade distorting sugar subsidies. The WTO report found that India’s subsidies violated its obligations under the multilateral agreement.
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Mexico: Nogales Port of Entry Update 2021

About 88 percent of total 2020 U.S. food and agricultural exports to Mexico, valued at $16.6 billion, crossed overland through one of various ports of entry (POE) along the U.S.-Mexico border. Also in 2020, 6.3 percent of U.S. food and agricultural...
Russia notified the World Trade Organization of draft amendments to the EAEU technical regulation on food products labeling.
Russia announced a draft measure that would harmonize EAEU technical regulations with the requirements of the EU directives ont the use of single-use plastic products.
On April 9, 2021, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a draft guidance document – Standard Operating Procedures to Fix Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for Pesticides.
On January 25, 2021, Malaysia notified new requirements for the importation of grains and grain products to the WTO.
On January 14, 2021, Hong Kong requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Mechanism (DBS) to set up a panel to consider its dispute with the United States on the United States’...
On November 25, 2020, the Government of India notified its draft Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) Amendment Regulations, 2020.
On November 9, 2020, the European Commission imposed additional tariffs to a list of U.S. products following the WTO ruling against U.S. subsidies to aircraft maker Boeing.
On October 30, 2020, Hong Kong officially filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization’s dispute unit against the United States on the subject of the United States’ new labelling arrangement...
On July 23, 2020, Armenia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Regionalization Procedure via G/SPS/N/ARM/29.
On July 21, 2020, the Kyrgyz Republic notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Regionalization Procedure via G/SPS/N/KGZ/13.