See Agriculture Agreement.
The outcome of the Uruguay Round, adopted on January 1, 1995. It contains rules and commitments in the areas of market access, domestic support and export subsidies, as well as general provisions such as due restraint and continuation of the reform process.
The Agreement on Agriculture is one of the 29 individual legal texts included under an umbrella agreement establishing the WTO. The Agreement covers three major areas related to agriculture: market access, export subsidies, and domestic support.
Part of the Uruguay Round Agreement covering issues related to agriculture (e.g., market access, export subsidies, and internal support).
The Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture reached in 1994 and implemented in U.S. law by the Uruguay Round Agreements Act of 1994 brings agricultural trade more fully under international trade rules and obligations. The Agreement provides for the conversion of quantitative barriers to trade to tariffs or tariff rate quotas, and for reductions in export subsidies and trade-distorting domestic support policies.
The WTO agreement requiring improved market access and reduction of trade distorting subsidies on agricultural products. The AOA groups subsidies into three “boxes” based on the level of trade distortion caused by the subsidy. See “Box
The Agreement on Agriculture is an international treaty of the World Trade Organization. It was negotiated during the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and entered into force with the establishment of the WTO on January 1 1995.