US Agricultural Policy Beyond 2018: Implications for the World Trade Organization

Brief
Date period
20 November 2018

Farm policy in the US and other major economies can have significant implications not just for producers, consumers, and other market actors domestically, but also at the international level. This paper seeks to provide trade negotiators and other policy actors with an evidence-based analysis of the likely implications of the new US Farm Bill for global food and agriculture trade and markets, with a view to informing discussions on how various scenarios could affect products and value chains of importance to developing countries.