Daily Archives: May 7, 2013

Cuba Calls Australian tobacco rules

Cuba is seeking to overturn Australia’s tough tobacco labeling rules of the World Trade Organization, the trade body said on Monday, the first time that Havana used the forum directly confront with other nations over its commercial laws.
Cuba, the world’s dominant producer of fine cigars, has filed a “request for consultations” with Australia, Keith Rockwell, a spokesman for the W.T.O, said from Geneva, where the organization is based.