Australia’s WTO case against China barley ban cast into limbo

London | The federal government has hit a roadblock in its bid to haul China over the coals at the World Trade Organisation for Beijing’s ban on Australian barley exports, after the push became collateral damage in a spat between the US and Venezuela. The WTO’s dispute settlement body (DSB) was due to hold a meeting on Friday, at which Australia was scheduled to formally lodge its complaint against China for imposing anti-dumping measures against Australian barley imports. But the meeting was unexpectedly thrown into limbo after Venezuela reheated a two-year-old feud with Washington over US trade sanctions against President Nicolas Maduro’s regime. Read the full article at: