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Cover for Assessing the Harbinson draft on modalities in the WTO agriculture negotiations.

This chapter first describes the Harbinson draft proposals on market access, export competition, and domestic support. It then presents a preliminary evaluation of the economic consequences of the Harbinson draft proposals, as an input for the current World Trade Organization agricultural...

Author(s)
Frandsen, S. E.; Jensen, H. G.; Lind, K. M.; Melgaard, P. P.; Yu WuSheng
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Is the Everything But Arms initiative the way to go for least developed countries in the WTO negotiations?

Following a detailed description of the 'Everything But Arms' (EBA) initiative in the EU's preferential trading framework, this chapter presents an economic assessment of the likely impact of EBA on the least developed countries (LDCs). It finds that EBA affects only a limited number of products,...

Author(s)
Yu WuSheng; Jensen, T. V.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for New regionalism in the aftermath of Cancún: to the benefit or detriment of developing countries?

In the light of the ups and downs in the multilateral trade talks that are explicitly aimed at being a Development Round, it is worth considering whether the subsequent renewed emphasis on bilateral and regional trade agreements is to the benefit or detriment of developing countries. This chapter...

Author(s)
Nielsen, C. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for US agricultural policy: the 2002 farm bill and WTO Doha round proposals.

The misalignment of US farm policy and the early US reform proposal in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha negotiations resulted in subsequent weakening of the US reform proposal. In August 2003, the USA joined the EU in putting forward a proposal deemed by key developing countries as offering...

Author(s)
Orden, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effects of domestic agricultural reforms and market access on trade and production in less developed countries.

This chapter analyses the impact of OECD policies, particularly US farm programmes, on the developing countries. It separately considers: (i) the impact of OECD domestic support programmes on world markets through their impact on OECD agricultural exports; and (ii) OECD protection of agricultural...

Author(s)
Robinson, S.; Thierfelder, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential coalitions and convergence in the Doha round.

This chapter examines the ongoing negotiations in the World Trade Organization (WTO) by tracking the movements in WTO members' positions, integrating Stuart Harbinson's draft proposal in the analysis, and identifying groups of countries with similar negotiation objectives. The chapter looks into...

Author(s)
Lind, K. M.; Bjørnskov, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book chapter