Filed a new WTO complaint against the European Union concerning the latter\'s biodiesel importation and marketing policies as well as support provided to the blocs biodiesel industry.
ARGENTINA WTO complaint against EU biodiesel import policies: Argentina filed a new WTO complaint against the European Union concerning its biodiesel importation and marketing policies as well as support provided to the blocs biodiesel industry (see also MPPU Feb13). The complaint refers to support measures that, while geared at promoting renewable or green sources of energy, could be in violation of several WTO rules. Unless the contentious issues are resolved through bilateral consultations within two months, Argentina may request the WTO to set up a dispute panel. Though formally separate, observers consider Argentinas initiative to be related to a recent EU investigation, that just led to the imposition of anti-dumping duties on biodiesel entering the EU from Argentina and Indonesia.