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  • Cotton Subsidies and Trade Barriers

    The Cotton Wars

    Feb 7, 14 • 359 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Growth, Economic History, Financial Markets, Government, International Trade and Finance, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    The Brazilian cotton saga continues…or maybe it has ended. Our story starts with the $150 million a year that the US had been giving to Brazilian cotton growers. We were sending close to $12 million a month because Brazilian farmers protested that the