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2006-05-30 09:37:46

PARIS (Reuters) - France blamed the United States for the blockage in world trade talks on Tuesday and said concessions already offered by the European Union took it to the edge of its mandate in the trade round.

2006-05-08 10:20:00

Congress should rewrite U.S. farm subsidy law dramatically to encourage land stewardship and protect farm income by "revenue-based risk management systems" that would replace an automatic spigot into the U.S. Treasury, a coalition of environmentalists and others proposed on Monday.

2006-05-08 09:03:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress should rewrite U.S. farm subsidy law dramatically to encourage land stewardship and protect farm income by "revenue-based risk management systems" that would replace an automatic spigot into the U.S.

2006-04-25 13:21:38

PARIS (Reuters) - The United States must limit its subsidies on farm products, French Trade Minister Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday, after it became clear world trading partners would miss an end-April deadline for a key deal.

2006-01-20 05:56:44

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - The chief mediator in global farm talks says he is more optimistic as the World Trade Organization (WTO) prepares to resume negotiations on Monday, although he adds this may not be saying much.

2005-12-18 08:27:08

By Richard Waddington and William Schomberg HONG KONG (Reuters) - A draft plan to be put to World Trade Organization (WTO) states on Sunday set 2013 as the date for ending agricultural export subsidies after the European Union and major farm goods' exporters struck a compromise.

2005-12-18 07:00:03

By Richard Waddington and William Schomberg HONG KONG (Reuters) - A draft plan to be put to World Trade Organization (WTO) states on Sunday set 2013 as the date for ending agricultural export subsidies after the European Union and major farm goods' exporters struck a compromise.

2005-12-18 03:59:16

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A draft deal put to World Trade Organization (WTO) states on Sunday calls for a progressive end to agricultural export subsidies by 2013 and goes some way toward meeting demands of its poorest states for favourable treatment.

2005-12-18 03:26:00

HONG KONG (Reuters) - World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries agreed in a draft declaration on Sunday to end farm export subsidies progressively by 2013, potentially removing one obstacle to a full trade deal next year.

2005-12-17 21:59:08

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A World Trade Organization (WTO) deal on ending farm export subsidies hit a snag at the last minute on Sunday because Brazil would not agree to a cut-off date of 2013 offered by the European Union, diplomats said.


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