GATT negotiations and Canadian agriculture preparing for the Brussels ministerial meeting : discussion paper prepared for a workshop on the GATT agricultural trade negotiations, Centre for Trade Policy and Law, Ottawa, Canada, Thursday, November 22, 1990 by William M. Miner

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Published by Centre for Trade Policy and Law = Centre de droit et de politique commerciale in Ottawa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Produce trade.,
  • Tariff on farm produce.,
  • Agricultural subsidies.,
  • Produce trade -- Canada.

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StatementW.M. Miner.
SeriesOccasional papers in international trade law and policy = Articles variés sur la politique et le droit commercial international -- no. 14, Occasional papers in international trade law and policy -- no. 14
ContributionsCentre for Trade Policy and Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14810070M
ISBN 100770902855

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