Japan urges lifting of seafood ban by China, Russia at WTO session
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Japan on Wednesday called for the removal of import bans on its marine products imposed by China and Russia at a World Trade Organization committee meeting to discuss potential trade concerns, according to a source in Geneva.
In addition to raising questions on the import restrictions at meetings regarding WTO rules, Japan may also decide to file a complaint to the global trade body as Tokyo views the import restrictions, introduced after the release of treated radioactive water from the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant, as lacking scientific grounds.
During the session of the Commit...