US Trade Representative-designate Robert Zoellick said this week he has been told by new President George W. Bush to put a high priority on farm issues

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Series Details Vol 7, No.5, 1.2.01, p2
Publication Date 01/02/2001
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Date: 01/02/01

"When he talked to me about this position, it's the one area that he emphasised first and foremost," Zoellick told Senators at his confirmation hearing. Zoellick said he would support 'carousel' trade legislation requiring Washington to rotate €300 million in sanctions against the EU every six months in disputes over beef hormones and bananas.

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