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2008-08-05 09:00:40

Jim Dickrell Perhaps the most under-reported story of the week last week was the collapse of the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization in Geneva.

2008-08-03 12:00:29

It is not too surprising that oil prices in the United States have retreated from the lofty highs of more than $140 a barrel reached in July. Energy consumption is falling across the industrial world. Americans, the world's most avid gas guzzlers, finally responded to higher prices.

2008-08-03 12:00:23

By Victor Davis Hanson The latest round of global agricultural trade negotiations that began seven years ago in Doha, Qatar, collapsed in acrimony this week in Geneva.

2008-07-22 09:01:05

Sweden's opposition, the Social Democratic Party has proposed SEK20 million in subsidies to ensure the survival of small-format petrol stations in rural areas of the country, according to the Esmerk Swedish News.

2008-07-14 06:00:34

Text of report by Zafar Bhutta headlined "'Government to withdraw oil subsidy by Nov 15" published by Pakistani newspaper Daily Times website on 14 July Islamabad: The government has decided to pass on the full impact of international oil prices to domestic consumers by withdrawing the whole petroleum subsidy by 15 November, a senior Petroleum Ministry official said on Sunday [13 July].

2008-07-01 03:00:27

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2006-07-27 09:28:25

By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The largest U.S. farm group, the 6 million-member American Farm Bureau Federation, said on Thursday it backed an extension of the current farm subsidy law for "at least one year" as a response to the collapse of world trade talks.

2006-07-25 14:31:44

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A battle for control of the U.S. Congress may have contributed to the collapse of world trade talks this week by making the Bush administration reluctant to offer deeper farm subsidy cuts, analysts said.

2006-07-24 11:57:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States privately indicated in world trade talks it could accept deeper farm subsidy cuts, but withheld that offer when it became obvious that key developed and developing countries still weren't opening up their markets, U.S. officials said on Monday.

2006-07-17 11:46:10

By Daniel Flynn DAKAR (Reuters) - From opposite sides of the battle over world trade subsidies, small farmers from the United States find they share many of the same concerns as West Africa's poor cotton planters. A group of farmers from U.S.

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