Keep Your Eyes on the Price: WTO Remains Blind to Agricultural Dumping

Many farm leaders feel the WTO is not fulfilling its mandate to provide a fair, rules-based, and transparent international trade system.

Farm leaders from around the world were greatly disappointed in the outcome, or lack thereof, at the biennial World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires. If the WTO is to fulfill its mandate to support development and reduce unfair trade, it has to keep its eyes on the prize of fair prices and address illegal dumping.