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Argentina Challenges US Beef Imports
Fri Aug 31, 2012 07:42 AM CDT

BUENOS AIRES (Dow Jones) -- Argentina's government has formally challenged U.S. import restrictions on Argentine beef at the World Trade Organization amid strained ties between the South American nation and several of its biggest trading partners.

In a statement Friday, the WTO said Argentina has filed a request for consultations with the U.S. If the issue isn't resolved in 60 days, Argentina can seek a dispute settlement panel.

"Argentina claims that the restrictions, applied on sanitary grounds, don't have scientific justification. It also claims that the measures of the U.S. appear to cancel or impair the benefits for Argentina derived ...

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