A World Trade Organization dispute panel has ruled in favor of the U.S. in its case against Indonesia’s import restrictions against horticultural and animal products. The panel agreed with the U.S. on all claims, ruling that Indonesia is applying import restrictions and prohibitions in violation of WTO rules.
Indonesia’s trade barriers restrict the importation of U.S. fruits and vegetables (apples, grapes, potatoes) and animal products (beef and poultry). These restrictions affected over $115 million in U.S. exports in 2015.Indonesia can appeal this dispute panel ruling.
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