BRAZIL

KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission is investigating whether Brazil has failed to stick to a promise to scrap a minumum-price regime on certain textile products, which had restricted the amount of EU exports that could enter its market.

World Trade Organisation disputes proceedings had been launched by Brussels because of the problem, which especially affected 'home textiles,' such as mattress ticking, carpets and rugs, with Belgian and Spanish producers being the hardest hit.

Brazil had promised to scrap the restrictions, but the Commission ...


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