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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 Review of the EU Common Agricultural Policy.

This chapter presents an overview of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and shows how the policy has evolved over the past decade in response to external and internal pressures for reform. First, the objectives of the CAP are outlined, indicating changes in objectives over time. Second, the...

Author(s)
Frandsen, S. E.; Walter-Jørgensen, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Direct payments in the EU and their treatment in the WTO.

This chapter discusses the importance of direct payments under the Common Agricultural Policy in the EU, and their treatment in the World Trade Organization. Topics covered include the origins of the 1992 reforms, the 1992 (MacSharry) and 1999 (Agenda 2000) reforms, and limits on the total level of ...

Author(s)
Swinbank, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The WTO, international trade and agricultural policy reform.

This chapter considers the impact of World Trade Organization agreements and negotiations on agricultural policy reform in the EU and the USA. The United States Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 and the Mid-term Review of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy are discussed. Issues under...

Author(s)
Rodgers, C.; Cardwell, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multifunctionality of agriculture: a European community perspective.

This chapter discusses: (1) the development of multifunctional agriculture in the European Community prior to the Agenda 2000 reforms; (2) the commencement of the Agenda 2000 reforms, including the pressures that have promoted changes in policy; (3) the multifunctional elements of the measures...

Author(s)
Cardwell, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regulating GM products in the EU: risk, precaution and international trade.

The first part of this chapter explores how EU regulation of genetically modified (GM) products addresses the question of risk. It becomes clear that the EU is in the process of tightening risk regulation in relation to GM produce. Not only has the range of potential risks assessed within risk...

Author(s)
Hilson, C.; French, D.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996639)
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 European common banana policy.

This chapter discusses the system of banana production and marketing in Central America, and the relationship between firms and governments in the region. That these countries have diverse objectives when it comes to the regulation of the banana trade is illustrated by their different actions in...

Author(s)
Tangermann, S.
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

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