Fisheries Subsidies

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China's Subsidy Notifications Discussed at WTO Meeting; U.S. Poses Questions

A recent meeting of the WTO's Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures discussed various Chinese subsidy notifications. In addition, the U.S. asked some detailed questions this week about China's most recent notification.

China Formally Accepts WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

More acceptances needed for the agreement to become effective.

U.S. Senate Resolution Targets Illegal, Unregulated, Unreported Fishing, Calls Out China

A bipartisan U.S. Senate Resolution introduced by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and co-sponsored by Senators James Risch (R-ID), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) expresses concern over illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing in Latin America and the Caribbean, and identifies various Chinese state-backed practices

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Chinese Fishing Fleets for Rights Abuses

Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would sanction certain Chinese distant water fishing fleets for various abuses, including their labor and environmental practices.

Questions and Replies on China's WTO Subsidy Notifications

As part of the transparency process under the WTO's SCM Agreement, China recently responded to questions from a number of governments on the subsidy programs it has notified.

Q & A with Inu Manak on WTO Fisheries Subsidies Deal

At the recently concluded WTO Ministerial Conference, one of the key negotiating outcomes was a new agreement on fisheries subsidies. China is a leading provider of these subsidies, so the scope of the disciplines in this new agreement is of great importance to Chinese policymakers. At one point in the

Senate Committee Examines China's Role in Latin America and the Caribbean

Last week, a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on China's Role in Latin America and the Caribbean. In this piece we highlight the parts of the discussion most closely connected to economic issues in the region.
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