US 'hypocrisy' over aid policy lashed in Europe

Clarke, Philip; Harris, Robert
August 2002
Farmers Weekly;8/2/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p21
Trade Publication
Reports on the opposition of European farmers to the plans of the U.S. to liberalize world markets which call for a reduction in import tariffs on food by 2010. Requirements of the proposals; Demands for trade-distorting subsidies under the plan; Options given to European Union countries under the plan.


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