On December 15 2009 the EU, the US and the banana producing countries in Latin America  signed an agreement in Geneva to end the WTO dispute on bananas and what probably was the longest-running multilateral "trade war".

The research conducted within the PUE&PIEC project - which has been disseminated outside the research community in cooperation with Ictsd - was widely cited in the press coverage of the agreement:


         The Financial Times

        Le Figar˛

        The New York Times

        The Washington Post

        The San Francisco Cronicle

        Jornal de Neg˛cios

        The Wall Street Journal

        BBC news



        Associated Press

        Agence France Press