Brazil Drags US Back To WTO In Long-Running Cotton Fight

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 7:27 PM EST) -- Brazil announced Wednesday that it will request the formation of a World Trade Organization panel to determine whether the newly enacted U.S. farm bill brings the U.S. into compliance with a prior WTO ruling that faulted its cotton subsidy and export credit guarantee programs.

Brazil's Council of Ministers of Foreign Trade Ministry, commonly called Camex, announced its intent to seek a compliance panel after a Wednesday meeting, representing the latest twist in a trade dispute that reaches back to 2002. In a statement, the government made...
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