North Dakota Wheat Commission State Meeting. December 2010. Trade Policy Overview. WTO / Doha Free Trade Agreements Irritants Priorities Reliability. 153 Members – International rules of trade. World Trade Organization. Showing signs of progress Is 2011 the window to conclude ???
signed. Labor issues being worked out
*Exports over 400 TMT in 2010 to date
“No Tax or Duty shall be laid on Articles exported from any State.”
Food Security Act of 1985:
Declares U.S. policy to encourage agricultural
exports and not to restrict exports except under
the most compelling circumstances.
The Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990:
Contracts to export agricultural commodities, which were agreed upon before any prohibition, should not be abrogated.
Export Administration Act of 1999:
Prohibition on agricultural exports can only be imposed when the President declares a national emergency. (high prices do not qualify)