Historical lessons lost on new breed of agriculture critics
- Africa's cotton producers to sue US? // African Business;Jan2010, Issue 360, p8
The article reports on the warning of four biggest cotton producers in Africa that they will be filing a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO), if issues over the unpaid subsidies to U.S. cotton growers cannot be paid.
- WTO rules against U.S. cotton. Bennett, David // Southeast Farm Press;9/16/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p5
The article reports on the move of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Arbitration Panel to issue a ruling in favor of Brazilian claims regarding the excessive payment of the U.S. government to cotton farmers. It states that excessive U.S. cotton subsidies caused over-production and depressed...
- Cotton leaders disappointed in WTO talks. Brandon, Hembree // Southeast Farm Press;1/18/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p14
The article informs that U.S. cotton growers are not happy with the policies of the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding the cotton industry. According to Woods Eastland, chairman of the National Cotton Council, cotton farmers are concerned about the efforts of the WTO to single out cotton...
- O contencioso do algod�o: cen�rios para mudan�a na pol�tica de subs�dios dos EUA. Lima, Thiago // Revista Brasileira de Pol�tica Internacional;jul2006, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p139
The article examines the non compliance of the United States with the WTO report on the cotton dispute. It is argued that that attitude is not rational from the unitary and rational State point of view, but it can be explained through a fragmented perspective of the State. Thus, although the...
- Trade sanctions on US over cotton dispute. // Pakistan Textile Journal;Apr2010, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p18
The article reports on the World Trade Organization's (WTO) approval of the trade sanctions imposed by the Brazilian government against various American goods in retaliation to illegal U.S. subsidies given to cotton farmers.
- WTO Victory for Brazil. // World Trade: WT100;Oct2009, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p12
The article reports on a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the U.S. failed to remove all illegal subsidies to U.S. cotton growers. The Brazilian government brought the case which hoped to get approval for 2.5 billion U.S. in sanctions against U.S. goods and drug patents. Brazil...
- Cotton industry defends farm bill. Laws, Forrest // Southeast Farm Press;6/2/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p13
Cotton farmers of the U.S. and the industry that supports them, will continue to work for farm programs that comply with the United States' World Trade Organization (WTO) obligations even if they don't agree with the latest WTO rulings. In remarks before the House Agriculture Committee on May...
- Cotton trade dispute ruling reports: U.S. must make changes. Ray, Daryll E. // Southwest Farm Press;12/2/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p8
The article reports that the World Trade Organization Disputes Panel has released the final report on Brazil's complaint against the U.S. cotton program. The result was a mixed bag giving both sides something to crow about. Some of the rulings in support of the U.S. were findings that U.S....
- American cotton industry boiling over WTO ruling. Cline, Harry // Western Farm Press;5/15/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p4
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