AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Wed Dec 4, 2013 06:00 AM CST

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

Brazil Still Considering Whether to Impose Sanctions on Imports from U.S.

Brazil's foreign trade policymaking body, Camex, has delayed action on whether to adopt trade retaliations against the United States for terminating payments to Brazil's cotton industry in October. Last week, Camex officials said they were postponing a decision from Nov. 30 to the group's next meeting on Dec. 18.

The dispute dates to the 1990s and the charge by Brazil that U.S. government subsidies to its cotton farmers and exporters ...

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