The Evolving structure of world agricultural trade, implementing for trade policy and trade agreements

By: Sarris, Alexander
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Rome Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2009Description: xii, 312 p.ISBN: 9789251063712Subject(s): Agriculture - Economic aspects | Free trade | International economic relations | Produce trade - Economic aspectsDDC classification: 338.10994 Summary: Evolutions in the structure of global trade in agricultural commodities, and in the characteristics of the markets in which these commodities are traded, are driven by a large number of inter-related economic, political and social factors. These factors include rapidly changing food demand patterns arising from economic growth and associated urbanisation; the level and nature of support and protection provided to agriculture in both developed and developing countries; the increasing prominence of technical regulations and private standards; the increasing levels of concentration in agricultural supply chains; and growing concerns regarding pressures on the scarce natural resources in light of climate change.
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Evolutions in the structure of global trade in agricultural commodities, and in the characteristics of the markets in which these commodities are traded, are driven by a large number of inter-related economic, political and social factors. These factors include rapidly changing food demand patterns arising from economic growth and associated urbanisation; the level and nature of support and protection provided to agriculture in both developed and developing countries; the increasing prominence of technical regulations and private standards; the increasing levels of concentration in agricultural supply chains; and growing concerns regarding pressures on the scarce natural resources in light of climate change.

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