Going Green

Monday, May 26, 2008

WTO Backlash to U.S. Farm Bill

Agricultural supports are an issue throughout the globe. They have a profound effect on international trade and thus on country budgets. Because of our size, what the U.S. does on farm price supports impacts the globe.

Farm bill attracts criticism at WTO talks

GENEVA (Reuters) - Several countries at the World Trade Organization (WTO) criticized the new U.S. farm bill on Monday for raising farm support when the WTO is trying to reach a deal to cut agricultural subsidies.

"A few of them had...(complete article here).

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