Latest Subsidies Stories

2005-12-14 19:25:35

By Sophie Walker and Doug Palmer HONG KONG (Reuters) - Trade ministers from nearly 150 countries will try to break a deadlock in troubled global talks on Thursday, amid U.S. and European sniping over farm subsidies, food aid and measures to help the world's poorest.

2005-10-17 12:43:46

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush is expected to urge the European Union to help rescue world trade talks by offering deeper cuts in farm tariffs when he meets with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at the White House on Tuesday, a U.S. official said.

2005-10-10 13:56:44

By Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.

2005-10-09 18:20:44

By Sophie Walker and Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is prepared to cut its most trade-distorting farm subsidies by 60 percent in the next five years and eventually eliminate them but wants deeper cuts by the European Union and Japan, U.S.

2005-10-09 16:52:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United States Trade Representative Rob Portman said on Sunday the U.S. was prepared to cut trade distorting farm subsidies by 60 percent over the next five years.

2005-09-21 13:12:33

By Doug Palmer and Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will demand other countries make steep cuts in their farm subsidies and tariffs before considering any change to its own programs, the chief U.S.

2005-09-14 17:23:18

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union pledged on Tuesday to resolve agricultural differences blocking a new world trade deal, but said other countries such as India and Brazil must also do their part.

2005-09-13 11:20:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and EU farm ministers will meet on Tuesday to try to find a way of advancing stalled world trade talks, by seeking agreement on how to overhaul their agricultural subsidies.

2005-09-11 06:37:29

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - World trade negotiators try from Tuesday to do in three months what they have failed to do in more than three years and clinch a deal to free up global trade.

2005-07-20 09:33:51

By Alistair Thomson DAKAR (Reuters) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice used her first trip to Africa on Wednesday to show top level commitment to a U.S. preferential trade deal for the poorest continent.

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