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Malaysia initiates WTO dispute complaint against EU palm oil measures

Today, Malaysia has requested WTO dispute consultations with the European Union regarding measures adopted by the EU and its member states affecting palm oil and palm crop-based biofuels.

Malaysia claims that the challenged measures of the EU and EU member states France and Lithuania are inconsistent with the WTO’s Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994, and the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.

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