Background on the U.S.-Brazil WTO Cotton Subsidy Dispute

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In late 2002, Brazil initiated a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement case (DS267) against specific provisions of the U.S. cotton program. This report provides background to the dispute, as well as details of the WTO dispute settlement case. It will not be updated. For information on the U.S. response to panel recommendations and their implications for the U.S. cotton sector, see CRS Report RS22187, U.S. Agricultural Policy Response to WTO Cotton Decision.

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Schnepf, Randy July 11, 2005.

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In late 2002, Brazil initiated a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement case (DS267) against specific provisions of the U.S. cotton program. This report provides background to the dispute, as well as details of the WTO dispute settlement case. It will not be updated. For information on the U.S. response to panel recommendations and their implications for the U.S. cotton sector, see CRS Report RS22187, U.S. Agricultural Policy Response to WTO Cotton Decision.

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  • July 11, 2005

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  • Aug. 10, 2006, 2:51 p.m.

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Schnepf, Randy. Background on the U.S.-Brazil WTO Cotton Subsidy Dispute, report, July 11, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs9103/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.