Thursday, June 23, 2011

Canada 1 Step Closer to Paying For McGuinty's FIT program

ICTSD • WTO Dispute Roundup: Environment Issues Taking Centre Stage

The Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, in a 1 June press release on the dispute, cited concern over the “possible proliferation of such protectionist measures all over the world” as their motivation for seeking the WTO’s assistance on this matter. They noted that their consultations with Canada in October did not provide them with the intended result, given that Canada “raised a local content requirement from 50 percent to 60 percent on 1 January 2011.”

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