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U.S., other developed countries raise ag trade concerns at WTO

November 27, 2019 at 8:50 AM
World Trade Organization members are substantially underfilling their tariff-rate quotas, which are plagued by “confusing operation and administration,” the U.S. argued in Geneva this week. An analysis from the U.S. that was made public on Monday was discussed by members at the informal special session of the Committee on Agriculture on Monday and Tuesday. Other developed members -- Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Norway and Switzerland -- also flagged skyrocketing domestic agricultural support, tariff changes for shipments en route, and export...


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