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Canada, Mexico push WTO for US$3b sanctions against US

They are seeking a dispute settlement session to authorise punitive measures

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MR FAST: Says that despite the WTO's final ruling that US country of origin labelling measures are discriminatory, the US continues to avoid its international trade obligations.

Mexico City

CANADA and Mexico will seek World Trade Organization (WTO) authorisation to impose over US$3 billion in sanctions against US exports in retaliation against contentious meat-labelling laws, the two nations said on Thursday.

US legislators have signalled that they plan to