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Washington Insider--Friday
Fri Oct 11, 2013 06:17 AM CDT

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

WTO Panel Members Put Aside Discussions on Currency Issues

Members of the World Trade Organization's Working Group on Trade, Debt and Finance have agreed to put off for the time being any further discussions regarding the effects that currency movements may have on trade as well as possible measures to address such "misalignments."

Nearly a year ago, Brazil formally proposed that WTO members initiate discussions on what role the WTO could play in "tackling distortive trade effects provoked by enduring and ...

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