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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