Aussie anger at US lamb tariff


02 June 1999


Aussie anger at US lamb tariff


AUSTRALIAN sheep farmers are up in arms about US plans to impose tariffs on lamb imports.

President Bill Clinton is expected to announce on Friday whether trade restrictions will be imposed on Australian and New Zealand lamb imports.

A report by the US International Trade Commission said in February that increased foreign imports of sheepmeat posed a threat to US lamb producers.

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