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Cover for A model of the international grain market.

This chapter constructs a model of international grain trade. The model enables us to explore what happens when a country opens itself up to trade. For instance, does trading result in less or more price volatility? Does the price of grain within a country rise or fall when it engages in trade? The ...

Author(s)
McClintock J
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grain in the world.

This chapter paints the overall picture of grain production and trade in the world. It highlights where grain is cultivated, the distribution of the world's population, the distribution of the world's cropland, the surplus and deficit continents, and the top importers and exporters of grain.

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stabilizing grain prices in an open economy.

This chapter puts into use a model of the world grain market to explore how an open economy can stabilize the price of grain on its national market and what economic consequences may flow from this. It is pointed out that international trade is a double-edged sword; it can both make things better...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter examines the global benefits of international trade in plants and plant products. The problem of exponentially increasing introduction of phytosanitary pests and pathogens via the plant trade pathway is then explored to point towards phytosanitary risk management as the global...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consequences and risk management.

This chapter proceeds by revisiting the notion of risk in a plant trade context. There are consequences for individuals, industry, regions, countries, and sometimes ecosystems associated with every risk management decision. Ideally, the risks associated with trade and with pests would be managed...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enterprise risk management.

This chapter provides an overview of enterprise risk management (ERM) and proceeds by previewing the value of ERM to organizations engaged in international trade. It then introduces and reviews 2 popular ERM frameworks, ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard and the Committee of Sponsoring...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest-free concepts.

This chapter covers the concept of pest freedom as it applies to consignments and areas. A pest-free area is a least trade restrictive measure for managing risk to an acceptable level. Both importing and exporting country national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) stand to benefit from...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Post-harvest processing and handling.

This chapter discusses post-harvest processing and handling practices and their effects on plant commodities/products moving in trade. The primary objective of post-harvest processing and handling is to maintain the plant product's quality. The International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures...

Author(s)
Bloem, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant health legislation.

This chapter presents the international (global) and regional agreements and authorities that regulate trade and movement of plants and plant products. The aim of these agreements and regulation to reduce the risks of introduction, establishment and spread of new plant diseases is also discussed.

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A. M.; Collinge, D. B.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal welfare measures and the WTO Post-EC - seal products case: a renewed debate and research agenda.

For nearly 20 years trade officials and scholars debated whether a national measure restricting trade on the basis of animal welfare concerns could be deemed compliant with the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In June 2014, the dispute settlement body of the WTO adopted the decision on...

Author(s)
MacIel, C.; Bock, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter

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