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The future of the global agri-food trade and the WTO

In recent years, the international trade context has seen, as a consequence of political changes, social unrest and violence, increased uncertainty and instability. Two main trends, one economic and one political, have affected the economic and…

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Export subsidies after Nairobi

The first provision on export subsidies appeared in the first paragraph of Article XVI of The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1947 (GATT). The paragraph mainly established an obligation to notify the contracting parties, which provided the…

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Looking at export tariffs and export restrictions: The case of Argentina accelerating tariff elimination through beneficial environmental food products

Export taxes have been used in many countries. They have multiple effects at the macroeconomic and sectoral levels, including on the terms of trade (resulting from the market power of key suppliers), the reduction and stabilization of consumer prices…

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Dynamics of pulses trade in India

During the past decade, because of the persistent deficit in India’s pulse sector, the sharp rise in pulse prices has coincided with significant changes in the nature and extent of the pulse trade. Surprisingly, no systematic study has been done on…

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Structure of pulse processing in India

In this chapter, we analyze the pulse processing sector’s growth and the relative roles of the organized and the unorganized sectors of the industry. We also identify the constraints facing pulse processing and suggest a way forward for the sector.

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Temporal and spatial dynamics of pulse production in India

Chapter 3 gives a detailed description of pulse production dynamics across regions and over time. It divides the history since 1960 into four time periods: pre– and early Green Revolution; advanced and post– Green Revolution; postliberalization; and…