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Cover for Distribution and importance.

This chapter discusses the origin, early and present distribution of bananas and plantains (Musa). The main banana-producing countries are presented, which are classified (according to world production and trade) into four large groups, namely the dollar area, ACP countries (referring to the 48...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
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
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Cover for The Caribbean and the banana trade.

This chapter discusses the European Union single market scheme for bananas along with proposals for quota consolidation and the negotiation of the Banana Framework Agreement. The chapter begins with an overview of the history of the banana trade in the Windward Islands in the Caribbean and the...

Author(s)
Anderson, R.; Taylor, T.; Josling, T.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book chapter