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Washington Insider-- Friday
Fri Nov 22, 2013 04:51 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Prospects for WTO Ministerial Meeting Improve

Just yesterday, we wrote in this space that things did not look promising for the upcoming World Trade Organization meeting next month in Indonesia. Last weekend, one WTO official was quoted by the press as saying that the preparatory talks leading up the next meeting "went very badly." That situation now appears to have brightened considerably following further discussions this week.

WTO members now report that they have come to a broad agreement on a ...

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