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U.S. pressed again on farm aid at WTO as payments mount

September 23, 2020 at 3:20 PM
World Trade Organization members this week criticized the U.S. for its ongoing payments to farmers through its trade- and pandemic-related aid programs, pressing the Trump administration to account for agricultural support they say likely exceeds the U.S. domestic support limit. The U.S. has been pressed on the issue at the WTO before, as its payouts to farmers mounted amid the Trump administration’s trade policy overhaul and, lately, because of the COVID-19 public health crisis. During a WTO Committee on Agriculture...

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