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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 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
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Cover for Accession of KRU to the WTO: the effect of tariff reductions on KRU and international wheat markets.

Wheat trade accounts for one-third of the world grain trade, and it is expected to double by 2050. The KRU (Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine) countries account for approximately one-quarter of world wheat exports and are collectively considered one of the key wheat exporting regions. Ukraine became a ...

Author(s)
Burkitbayeva, S.; Kerr, W. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
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
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Cover for International perspectives on sustainable farmland management.

This chapter offers a brief overview of the inter-related features of the international agricultural policy debate concerning farmland sustainability. In discussing recent contributions, the chapter looks first at some of the short-term implications of changes to the structure of European farm...

Author(s)
Potter, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933517)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The current law of plant genetic resources and traditional knowledge.

This chapter seeks to lay out the main legal foundation in existing international law for the protection of plant genetic resources (PGR) and traditional knowledge (TK). It first introduces the general principles of international law, which are enshrined by the doctrine of permanent sovereignty...

Author(s)
Biber-Klemm, S.; Cottier, T.; Cullet, P.; Berglas, D. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic farming in a world of free trade.

This chapter places organic farming within the current World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations. It looks at the WTO negotiations on agriculture and on trade/environment linkages and points to possible consequences for organic farmers. It is suggested that the trend toward agricultural...

Author(s)
Bach, C. F.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930783)
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 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 Info
Cover for WTO negotiations and agricultural trade liberalization: the effect of developed countries' policies on developing countries.

This book arises from a joint research project between the Food and Resource Economics Institute in Denmark and the Food Policy Research Institute in Washington. It analyses the effects of developed countries' agricultural policies on developing countries. The main focus is on food security,...

Author(s)
Diaz-Bonilla, E.; Frandsen, S. E.; Robinson, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
Type
Book

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