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Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Apr 22, 2014 05:47 AM CDT

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

Brazil Postpones Filing WTO Case Until Later This Summer

Press reports surfaced over the weekend that Brazilian officials have decided against requesting the formation of a World Trade Organization panel this month to rule on U.S. cotton subsidies provided under the 2014 farm bill.

The publication Inside U.S. Trade reported that, "The government of Brazil will not request a World Trade Organization panel this month to challenge whether the United States has complied with a 2005 WTO ruling that faulted subsidies ...

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