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Growth of agricultural protection in East Asia

Anderson, Kym

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Japan is well known for its restrictions on food imports. Less well known is the fact that South Korea and Taiwan are also protective of their agricultural sectors. This protectionism began early this century when all three countries were part of the Japanese Empire, and it has increased rapidly during the 1990s and 1970s. Today, food prices in East Asia average two or three times higher than in international markets, reflecting levels of protection that rival those in Western...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorAnderson, Kym
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-03T01:28:18Z
dc.date.available2016-08-03T01:28:18Z
dc.date.created1983-11
dc.identifier.issn0306-9192
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/107107
dc.description.abstractJapan is well known for its restrictions on food imports. Less well known is the fact that South Korea and Taiwan are also protective of their agricultural sectors. This protectionism began early this century when all three countries were part of the Japanese Empire, and it has increased rapidly during the 1990s and 1970s. Today, food prices in East Asia average two or three times higher than in international markets, reflecting levels of protection that rival those in Western Europe.
dc.description.sponsorshipFinancial assistance from the Rural Credits Development Fund is gratefully acknowledged.
dc.format.extent10 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.rights© 1963 Butterworth & Co (Publishers) Ltd
dc.sourceFood Policy
dc.subjectAgricultural protection
dc.subjectEast Asia
dc.subjectFood trade
dc.titleGrowth of agricultural protection in East Asia
dc.typeJournal article
local.identifier.citationvolume8
local.publisher.urlhttps://www.elsevier.com/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationAnderson, Kym, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, CAP Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University
local.bibliographicCitation.issue4
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage327
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage336
local.identifier.doi10.1016/0306-9192(83)90053-2
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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