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WTO members eye ‘proportionality’ in ag disciplines

November 27, 2019 at 12:42 PM
World Trade Organization members this week explored a new approach to rein in domestic agricultural support and subsidization based on reductions proportionate to a country’s entitlements, as members look to deliver outcomes in agriculture negotiations at the upcoming ministerial next June. A submission from Costa Rica, taken up earlier this week at an informal special session of the Committee on Agriculture, proposed that members commit to subsidy reductions proportional to their level of contribution to global support levels. At the...

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