GENEVA (B)--The World Trade Organization criticized Switzerland's trade policies this week and member governments suggested that cutting support for its highly subsidized farm sector would benefit the wider economy.

More liberalization of the protected farm sector, where almost three-quarters of incomes are in the form of government subsidies, "might enhance the competitive framework and contribute to lowering domestic prices," said the WTO.

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