U.S. Rejects Indian Shrimp at WTO

December 26, 2018
Original article published by The Hindu Business Line | December 25, 2018 
By Amiti Sen

India has raised concerns over the increase in rejection of shrimp shipments from the country by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) owing to its “stringent’’ testing requirements and has asked Washington to address the problem.

New Delhi, in its submission during the US’ trade policy review at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) recently, said it is ready to engage with Washington on the issue to see how the situation could be eased.

“India is one of the largest exporters of shrimps to the US. The US FDA testing requirements and other recent measures are placing a considerable burden on our exporters,” the submission made by India said.


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