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Cover for A role for direct payments? The Doha Round, EU enlargement and prospects for CAP reform.

This chapter reviews the debate on direct payments within the context of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, and its relation to EU expansion and World Trade Organization negotiations. Topics covered include the process of CAP reform, the context and pressures for CAP reform, and prospects for ...

Author(s)
Cunha, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agriculture and international trade: law, policy and the WTO.

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...

Author(s)
Cardwell, M. N.; Grossman, M. R.; Rodgers, C. P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book
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Cover for Banana trade in Latin America.

This chapter addresses the banana trade dispute from the perspective of the European Union (EU) policy debate. The early compromise for bananas in the European Council is discussed, along with the issue of access for French overseas bananas and the derogation of German imports. The enlargement of...

Author(s)
Brenes, E. R.; Madrigal, K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Banana wars: the anatomy of a trade dispute. Introduction.

A brief introduction to the trade dispute over the sale of bananas into the European Union (EU) market which arose from the complex licensing system developed by the EU to regulate banana imports in the 'Single Market' in 1993 and ended in April 2001 is provided. Five aspects related to the banana...

Author(s)
Josling, T.; Taylor, T.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology and the emergence of club behaviour in agricultural trade.

This chapter emphasizes direct trade in GM crops. It notes that two distinct groupings of countries are emerging in formulations of regulatory regimes for GM foods. One group is the EU 'club' where a combination of bans and restrictions on trade are being implemented. The second group is the North...

Author(s)
Tothova, M.; Oehmke, J. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This concluding chapter draws some lessons for the trade system and for avoiding or resolving trade conflicts in the future from the banana trade dispute between the USA and the European Union. Five facets of trade are discussed: the question of preferences and the integration of former colonial...

Author(s)
Josling, T.; Taylor, T.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental and health standards in the dairy sectors of the EU, the US and New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the environmental compliance costs issues in the dairy sector of the European Union, and the implications of those issues for farm level and external competitiveness between the EU and the USA and New Zealand. The impact of compliance to standards on production costs in the...

Author(s)
Bezlepkina, I.; Jongeneel, R.; Brouwer, F.; Dillen, K.; Meister, A.; Roest, K. de; Demont, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental policy and the reform of European agriculture law.

This chapter considers the emergence of agri-environmental policy and its implementation within the legal framework of the Common Agricultural Policy. The chapter concludes with a consideration of the role that environmental protection may play as an important 'non-trade concern' in the future...

Author(s)
Rodgers, C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for EU traceability and the US soybean sector.

This chapter investigates the potential cost of complying with the proposed European Union (EU) traceability requirements as they pertain to transgenic soyabean. The topics discussed include: EU labelling and traceability regulations; assessing the costs of traceability; adaptation and cost...

Author(s)
Price, G. K.; Kuchler, F.; Krissoff, B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Expected consequences for Serbia and the EU of Serbia accessing the EU.

This chapter draws on the previous chapters of the report in order to derive the likely consequences for Serbia's agricultural and agri-food sectors should it become an EU member in five to seven years. Three groups of issues are explored in this chapter. The first set of issues relates to Serbia's ...

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter

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