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The Impact of Agricultural Support Policies in the United States and Other Major Countries: A Survey

The Impact of Agricultural Support Policies in the United States and Other Major Countries: A Survey »

Source: The Impact of Agricultural Support Policies in the United States and Other Major Countries : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 1988/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1988

ISBN: 9781451931198

Keywords: agricultural policies, agricultural exports, world prices, agricultural trade, agricultural products

This paper examines the recent difficulties experienced in U.S. agriculture, and discusses the role played by government policies, in particular reviewing recent developments in those policies. Studies of the exten...

Assessing Protectionism and Subsidies in Agriculture

Assessing Protectionism and Subsidies in Agriculture »

Source: Assessing Protectionism and Subsidies in Agriculture : A Gravity Approach

Volume/Issue: 2005/21

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Claudio Paiva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860405

Keywords: empirical, gravity, agriculture, agricultural trade, agricultural products, agricultural exports, rural population, world trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, agricultural,

This paper provides the first comprehensive empirical analysis of agricultural trade using a gravity model. The data set covers bilateral trade in agricultural goods for 152 countries over the periods 1990-93 and 1...

Agricultural Trade and Protection in Asia1/

Agricultural Trade and Protection in Asia1/ »

Source: Agricultural Trade and Protection in Asia

Volume/Issue: 1988/63

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 1988

ISBN: 9781451963403

Keywords: agricultural trade, average tariff, quantitative restrictions, agricultural commodities, tariff levels

The study reveals agricultural import restrictions are widely applied in Asia, but that Japan and Korea impose lower average tariffs and nontariff barriers with less frequency than most Asian countries. It also fin...

Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries

Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries »

Source: Labor Market Representation in Quantitative Macroeconomic Models for Developing Countries : An Application to Cote D'Ivoire

Volume/Issue: 1995/87

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vincent Bodart , and Jean Le Dem

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451850963

Keywords: wage, wage rate, agricultural exports, terms of trade

This paper presents a quantitative macroeconomic model that accounts for key features of the labor market in developing countries. Primarily inspired by Côte d’Ivoire, the model contrasts a formal urb...

Implications of the Uruguay Round for Kenya

Implications of the Uruguay Round for Kenya »

Source: Implications of the Uruguay Round for Kenya

Volume/Issue: 1996/8

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rupa Chandha

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1996

ISBN: 9781451927870

Keywords: export earnings, agricultural exports, tariff cuts, preference erosion, trade liberalization

This paper studies the implications of the Uruguay Round for Kenya’s own trade regime and its external trading environment. The analysis indicates that Kenya did not undertake significant liberalization comm...

Special Agricultural Safeguards

Special Agricultural Safeguards »

Source: Special Agricultural Safeguards : Virtual Benefits and Real Costs-Lessons for the Doha Round

Volume/Issue: 2005/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jean-Jacques Hallaert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861501

Keywords: Agricultural trade, internet, tariff lines, import price, quantitative restrictions

In the Doha Round, negotiators are discussing the elimination or continuation of the special agricultural safeguards introduced by the Uruguay Round as well as the creation of special safeguard mechanism for use by...

Trade Issues in the Doha Round

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Source: Trade Issues in the Doha Round : Dispelling Some Misconceptions

Volume/Issue: 2006/4

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Stephen Tokarick

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451946161

Keywords: Developing countries, Agricultural production, Agricultural subsidies, Multilateral trade negotiations, Tariffs, Subsidies, Trade liberalization, Trade policy, preference erosion, tariff reductions

The current round of multilateral trade negotiations-the Doha Round-presents an opportunity for countries to reap the benefits of trade liberalization. Unfortunately, a number of misconceptions about the likely imp...

Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth

Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth »

Source: Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth

Volume/Issue: 2018/046

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2018

ISBN: 9781498309905

Keywords: Trade, Trade integration, Trade policy, Economic integration, Cost of living, Agricultural trade, Social safety nets, WTO member, GATS, e-commerce

"Trade integration can play a much larger role in boosting shared prosperity. The current focus on trade tensions threatens to obscure the great untapped benefits possible from further trade reform. The opportuniti...

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka »

Source: Sri Lanka : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1996/100

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 September 1996

ISBN: 9781451823363

Keywords: agricultural exports, export duties, trade taxes, per capita income, exports of goods

This Selected Issues paper on Sri Lanka provides background information on economic developments during 1995 and the first half of 1996 and on key policy issues in the current setting. The paper notes that the econ...

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence1

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence1 »

Source: The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2018/145

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Christian Bogmans , and Harris Selod

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 June 2018

ISBN: 9781484362105

Keywords: Large-Scale Land Acquisitions, Food Independence, Platform FDI, Land Governance, General, Agriculture in International Trade

This paper is the first to provide both theoretical and empirical evidence of farmland globalization whereby international investors directly acquire large tracts of agricultural land in other countries. A theoreti...