South Korea WTO appeal succeeds in Japanese Fukushima food dispute
South Korea won the bulk of its appeal on Thursday in a dispute at the World Trade Organization over import bans and testing requirements it had imposed on Japanese seafood in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Last year a WTO dispute panel supported Japan, saying South Korea was wrong to keep its initial trade restrictions in place. But Thursday`s ruling overturned several key points of that verdict, saying South Korea`s measures were not overly restrictive and did not unfairly discriminate against Japan.
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