Chatto Creek Trade Report: Issue No. 73

19 November 2018: A comprehensive newsletter on Trade Issues in Asia Pacific.

This week’s highlight:

PHILIPPINES HAS TOBACCO WIN AT WTO: A WTO has again ruled largely in favour of the Philippines in a long-running tobacco row with Thailand. A Compliance Panel found Thailand had failed to comply with earlier rulings. The dispute largely relates to customs valuation methodologies used by Thai Customs.