WTO awards Brazil retaliation authority

Robinson, Elton
December 2009
Southwest Farm Press;12/3/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 23, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the retaliation authority for Brazil permitted by the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the two cotton commodity programs supported by the U.S. It notes Brazil's authority to impose countermeasures against the U.S. for about 147 million U.S. dollars based on the ruling set by WTO. Moreover, the benefits which Brazil can acquire from imposing countermeasures on the U.S.' GSM-102 export credit guarantee program is also discussed.


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