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WTO rules on fighting harmful subsidies need revamp, top EU trade official says

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 02 Feb 2022 12:00
  • 02 Feb 2022 12:00
The World Trade Organization’s rulebook on subsidies needs a revamp to make it easier for countries to challenge unfair state support, a top EU trade official has said.

The bar for lodging antisubsidy cases is too high under current WTO rules preventing the bloc and other economies from acting against

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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