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    • CAFTA's Impact on U.S. Raw Cane Sugar Trade 

      Lewin, Alexandra C. (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Sugar trade has been at the heart of many international trade agreements. Sugar is one of the largest agricultural industries in the United States and thus is a sensitive commodity. Groups around the world have a vested ...
    • Globalization and the Nutrition Transition: A Case Study 

      Hawkes, Corinna (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      In the current “nutrition transition,” the consumption of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods high in fats and sweeteners is increasing throughout the developing world. The nutrition transition, implicated in the rapid rise ...
    • Meeting Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Standards: What Can China Do? 

      Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      It is widely recognized that rising sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards have created numerous obstacles to the international exchange of agricultural commodities. The issue is of particular importance for developing ...
    • Miami Rice in Haiti: Virtue or Vice? 

      Phillips, Erica; Watson, II, Derrill D. (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2011)
      Critics of free trade often use Haiti as a poster child for failed trade liberalization policies. In 2010, 15 years after the second round of trade liberalization in Haiti, U.S. President Bill Clinton, who was instrumental ...
    • Preference Erosion, the Doha Round, and African LDCs 

      Yu, Wusheng (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      African least-developed countries (ALDCs) have enjoyed preferential treatment in exporting their agricultural products to developed countries. Reductions of agricultural trade barriers on a mostfavored nation (MFN) basis ...
    • Producer Subsidies and Decoupling in the European Union and the United States 

      Jensen, Maria Skovager; Zobbe, Henrik (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Since 1986 agriculture has been a major part of multilateral trade negotiations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), and since 1995 under the World Trade Organization (WTO). The main objective of these ...
    • Sustainable Development of Agro-Industrial Sector and Food Security of the Kyrgyz Republic in the Process of Integration into the Eurasian Economic Union 

      Yakubovich, Ekaterina; Yenikeyeva, Zalina (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2016)
      The integration of the Kyrgyz Republic into the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will permit the country to most optimally combine the diversity of natural, economic, intellectual, and other resources into a single system. ...
    • Tariff Escalation in World Agricultural Trade 

      Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Tariff escalation, a common practice in international commodity trade, refers to a situation where tariffs are zero or low on primary products and increase, or escalate, as products undergo processing. It causes the price ...
    • The Coffee Crisis: Is Fair Trade the Solution? 

      Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Coffee is an important crop widely grown in the developing world. The economies of some countries, particularly those in Central America and parts of Africa, are highly dependent on coffee as a source of both national ...
    • The Impact of U.S. Subsidies on West African Cotton Production 

      Woodward, Andrea R. (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Cotton subsidies and their impact on international prices and on the livelihoods of poor African cotton farmers have become a central focus of the Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations. ...
    • The Textile and Clothing Agreements 

      Shemin, Jill S. (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Demand for textiles and clothing (T&C) has been rising quickly in the developed world (the European Union and United States), and it is forecast to grow further in the future. At the same time, especially during the past ...
    • Trade Liberalization in South Korea's Rice Sector: Some Policy Implications 

      Hong, Sukjong; Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      The tension between the liberalizing agenda of the World Trade Organzation (WTO) and the policies of industrial-country members of the WTO has been framed as a battle between developed countries and less-developed countries. ...
    • U.S. Farm Policy Reforms: Domestic and International Implications 

      Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      With the Doha Round of World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations at a standstill, substantial liberalization of agricultural trade remains elusive. One obstacle to progress is that “dirty decoupling” of farm subsidies ...
    • Vietnam's Aquaculture Trade: Food Safety and Sanitation Issues 

      Thanh, Le Ha; Chuong, Pham Hong (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2010)
      Vietnam's rapidly increasing seafood exports have made a significant contribution to the country's economic development over the past few years, largely as a result of vastly increased production from aquaculture. Currently, ...