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Agriculture and international trade: law, policy and the WTO.

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This book addresses the interface between the law of international trade as it relates to agriculture, the emerging legal and economic order for agricultural trade under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and their impact on agricultural policy reform in the EU and the USA. The book's particular focus is on key issues emerging in the Millennium Round of WTO negotiations, leading u...

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Chapter 4 (Page no: 69)

Farm subsidies and agricultural trade policy: the case of US support programmes.

This chapter reviews US farm policy and the role of farm subsidies in trade and trade negotiations of the USA. It focuses especially on the current US farm programmes as they were revised under the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. Features of the Act that are most important for understanding trade policy and trade negotiations are highlighted.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The WTO, international trade and agricultural policy reform. Author(s): Rodgers, C. Cardwell, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 27) The Uruguay round agreement on agriculture and domestic support. Author(s): Grossman, M. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 49) The politics of agricultural trade. Author(s): Grant, W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 85) Multifunctionality and non-trade concerns. Author(s): Grossman, M. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 131) Multifunctionality of agriculture: a European community perspective. Author(s): Cardwell, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 165) TRIPS and the protection of intellectual property in biotechnology in the United States. Author(s): Feitshans, T. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 193) TRIPS, biotechnology and the public domain: what role will world trade law play? Author(s): Linarelli, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 215) Regulating GM products in the EU: risk, precaution and international trade. Author(s): Hilson, C. French, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 239) International trade in genetically altered agricultural products: impact of the biosafety protocol. Author(s): Thorson, N. W.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 277) Environmental policy and the reform of European agriculture law. Author(s): Rodgers, C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 301) Reforming United States environmental regulations for agriculture: impediments and opportunities. Author(s): Adelman, D. E.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 9780851996639
  • Record Number
  • 20033204376