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WTO: Agricultural Subsidies

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WTO: Agricultural Subsidies

WTO: Agricultural Subsidies

WTO: Agricultural Subsidies

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Most agree that the trade talks in Cancun collapsed this past weekend because rich nations wouldn't budge on farm subsidies. The fight ranges from Iowa farms to Argentinean dinner tables. NPR's Neal Conan leads a discussion of agricultural subsidies and the future of world trade.

Guests:

C. Fred Bergsten
* Director, Institute for International Economics

Alberto Trejos
* Trade minister for Costa Rica

Sen. Charles Grassley
* Republican senator from Iowa
* Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee