Tariffs lowered on frozen turkey, frozen duck
America on Friday introduced a decision of its World Commerce Group (WTO) poultry dispute with India, Reuters reported, citing a press release commerce consultant Katherine Tai.
As a part of the settlement to resolve their closing excellent dispute on the WTO, India agreed to scale back tariffs on sure US merchandise, together with frozen turkey, frozen duck, contemporary blueberries and cranberries, frozen blueberries and cranberries, dried blueberries and cranberries, and processed blueberries and cranberries, Tai mentioned.
“Resolving this final excellent WTO dispute represents an essential milestone within the US-India commerce relationship, whereas lowering tariffs on sure US merchandise enhances essential market entry for American agricultural producers,” mentioned Tai. “These bulletins, mixed with Prime Minister Modi’s State Go to in June and President Biden’s journey to New Delhi this week, underscores the energy of our bilateral partnership. I stay up for persevering with to work with Minister Goyal to ship inclusive financial alternatives for our individuals.”
US agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack issued a press release in response to the announcement.
“We welcome in the present day’s information that India has agreed to scale back tariffs on its imports of US turkey, duck, cranberries and blueberries, creating new market alternatives for US producers and exporters on the planet’s most populous nation,” he mentioned.