Farm-subsidy Squabble Could Grow

Brazil, the world's largest coffee and sugar exporter, may decide to escalate its fight over U.S. and European barriers at the World Trade Organization as part of its continuing effort to gain a bigger share of global markets, Agriculture Minister Roberto Rodrigues said Thursday.

Supachai Backs Indian Farmer

World Trade Organisation director general Supachai Panitchpakdi has said that developed country members have to recognise the sensitivities of developing countries such as India in agriculture if the on-going WTO negotiations are to move forward.