Case study - trade sanctions in Brazil
Read the article Brazil slaps trade sanctions on US over cotton dispute and then answer the questions below. You can read the article in the web window below or follow the previous link to open it in a new web window.
- Explain why the US is subsidising its own cotton producers and why this action is considered illegal.
- Describe how Brazil is proposing to retaliate following the decision by the US to subsidise domestic cotton production
- Explain the position that the WTO is taking regarding this trade dispute.