EU to lift ban on China's poultry
The European Commission (EC) will soon ask all
European Union (EU) member states to lift the ban on the imports of China's
This decision was made between trade talks between Chinese commerce
minister Bo Xilai and EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson.
The EU has assured China of the proposal, vowing to resume normal trade
between the two in the near future; however, no final date has been set for the
The EU imposed the ban on the imports of China's processed poultry
following the outbreak of bird flu in the Chinese mainland in 2004.
The EC must conduct meetings with representatives from all EU member states
for their approval of the proposal.
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