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Cover for GM food systems and their economic impact.

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically modified foods in the light of food regimes.

This chapter describes how transgenic technology issues can be understood in the light of food regime concepts and lead to different experience with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in different countries. It discusses GMO neoregulation in the USA, the European Union (with particular reference ...

Author(s)
Brankov, T.; Lovre, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indian economic growth and trade agreements: what matters for India and for global markets?

Patterns of economic growth and agreements on international trade both impact the economy, nationally and globally. This chapter compares alternative patterns of economic growth with a bilateral free trade agreement between India and the EU and a multilateral trade agreement in the context of the...

Author(s)
Woltjer, G.; Rutten, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Russian trade in agricultural products: current state and influences of trade integration.

Trade in agricultural products has become more and more internationalized and globalized. A global trading system is now both more free and fair than ever before, which will boost global prosperity and contribute significantly to global economic development. Favourable conditions for international...

Author(s)
Erokhin, V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farm support in Ukraine and Russia under the rules of the WTO.

Ukraine acceded to the WTO in 2008 and Russia acceded in 2012. As WTO members, Ukraine and Russia have binding commitments not to exceed given levels of farm support. The ceilings apply to the sum of certain types of domestic support, calculated in a particular way. This chapter reviews the...

Author(s)
Brink, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trade in Albania.

This chapter provides a review on Albania's agricultural trade over the last 15 years (1996-2010). The five main sections of the chapter examine: (1) Albania's performance in terms of national and agricultural trade; (2) the main traded agricultural products and the main trading partners; the trade ...

Author(s)
Skreli, E.; McCalla, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Serbia's foreign trade position.

This chapter deals with the trade position of Serbia and its trade relations with its main trading partners. Serbia's trade in agricultural products is examined in particular, as well as the country's agricultural trade policy measures and agricultural trade arrangements with the EU.

Author(s)
Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluating WTO institutions for resolving trade disputes involving non-tariff measures: four cases involving Brazil.

This chapter provides a perspective of developing countries on the role of the World Trade Organization in solving Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) agreement trade conflicts caused by government regulations. The role of private standards impacting...

Author(s)
Miranda, S. H. G. de
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cereal offenders: access and equity in trade negotiations on knowledge resources.

This chapter argues that the dynamics involved in trade negotiation within the knowledge economy originate from the cultural and economic interests in regional biological resources and their associated (traditional) knowledge. Because of the public good nature of assets in the knowledge-based...

Author(s)
Taubman, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932015)
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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