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Export Restrictions Receive More Attention at the WTO

As WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy and agriculture talks chair David Walker prepare for a ten-day Easter break in trade negotiations and resumption on April 29th, agricultural export restrictions are receiving increased attention. At a March 31 meeting of the Agriculture Committee and a later agriculture negotiations meeting, WTO members expressed concerns similar to ones raised […]

Agricultural Export Restrictions Spark Controversy at the WTO

Bridges Weekly Trade Digest April 6, 2011 http://ictsd.org With food prices at record highs, WTO rules should be changed to prevent countries from restricting agricultural exports if doing so could threaten the food security of others, a group of poor countries that are net importers of food have argued. Export bans and restrictions introduced by […]

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