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    Trade Barriers: A Surprising Thread in the U.S./Brazil Cotton War

    Aug 13, 13 • 206 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, International Trade and Finance, LaborNo Comments

    The US might soon stop sending Brazilian cotton farmers $150 million annually. The short version of the story is that because federal subsidies give US farmers an unfair advantage in world markets, Brazilian cotton growers protested. In 2009, the World Trade...