Story: International law

Taking a case to the World Trade Organization

This 1999 news clip discusses New Zealand's intention to take a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) following the US government's decision to impose a tariff on lamb imports. Both New Zealand and Australia laid complaints with the WTO. The WTO upheld both the complaints and, in 2001, the US agreed to remove the tariff.

Using this item

TVNZ Television New Zealand

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

K. J. Keith, 'International law - International law on travel, trade and resources', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/38158/taking-a-case-to-the-world-trade-organization (accessed 19 November 2019)

Story by K. J. Keith, published 20 Jun 2012