Thursday, August 14, 2003
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Uncertain progress on agricultural subsidies
I was going write a long post on the U.S.-E.U. deal on reducing agricultural subsidies, but Jacob Levy and Peter Gallagher beat me to the punch. They are both pessimistic. Gallagher writes:
The Economist is also pessimistic, pointing out the lack of transparency in the agreement.
I've been pessimistic about the lack of progress on this issue, so just to be contrary, let me sound one note of optimism: even the EU negotiator recognizes that more will have to be done:
The analysis in the Economist makes the same point:
Developing....posted by Dan on 08.14.03 at 10:57 AM