EU agriculture and the WTO towards a new round of trade negotiations

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  • World Trade Organization,
  • Produce trade -- Government policy -- European Union countries,
  • International trade,
  • Agriculture and state -- European Union countries

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ContributionsEuropean Commission. Directorate-General for Agriculture
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