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August 20, 2018

U.S. Notifies WTO on Domestic Support

Categories: Doha / Trade /Farm Bill

A U.S. Department of Agriculture press release from yesterday stated that, “Acting Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner today announced that the United States has submitted its domestic support notifications to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for the years of 2002-2005.

“‘The United States has an obligation to notify the WTO about its agricultural domestic subsidies,’ said Conner. ‘In our notification, we have informed the WTO that U.S. domestic trade-distorting support level remains below our $19.1 billion ceiling, demonstrating that the United States is in full compliance with our WTO commitments. We look forward to continuing to work with our WTO trading partners in broadening market access for all member nations.’”

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