Dumping Without Borders: How US agricultural policies are destroying the livelihoods of Mexican corn farmers

Publication date

01 Aug 2003

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The Mexican corn sector is in acute crisis because of the influx of cheap subsidised corn imports from the US. Poor Mexican farmers cannot compete against US producers, who receive $10bn a year in subsidies. Action is required at the WTO Ministerial Conference in Cancun in September 2003 to end agricultural dumping, together with action by the Mexican government to control US corn imports.