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Publication information: Book title: Regulation and Protectionism under GATT:Case Studies in North American Agriculture. Contributors: Andrew Schmitz - Editor, Garth Coffin - Editor, Kenneth A. Rosaasen - Editor. Publisher: Westview Press. Place of publication: Boulder, CO. Publication year: 1996. Page number: 50.
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