US SEEKS ANNUAL SANCTIONS ON INDONESIA

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Added On August 8, 2018

The United States has asked the World Trade Organization to let it impose sanctions on Indonesia after winning a trade dispute in 2017.
 
That's according to a U.S. filing published by the WTO.
 
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The United States and New Zealand both won WTO rulings last year against Indonesian import restrictions on food, plants and animal products.
 
Indonesia also lost an appeal.
 
According to the latest filing, Indonesia had not complied with the ruling, Washington was seeking annual sanctions to compensate for the damage done to U.S. interests.
 
The U.S. said the trade dispute with Indonesia last year cost U.S. business up
to 350 million U.S. dollars.
 
There was no immediate sign of a similar sanctions request from New Zealand.