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The Fight Over Cotton: Q&A with Pedro de Camargo Neto

Posted by Yvonne Siu on March 1st, 2007

In 2002, Brazil initiated a WTO dispute settlement case against the US, claiming that its subsidies for upland cotton were illegal under WTO rules, and unfairly hurt cotton farmers in developing countries. The WTO ruled in favor of Brazil, which was seen as a symbolic victory for developing countries. It remains unclear, however, whether the […]