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The elusive goal of agricultural trade reform

Anderson, Kym

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The Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture represented a significant achievement because for the first time, a comprehensive set of disciplines was placed on trade-distorting measures affecting agricultural products. The negotiations applied limits to and cuts in both export subsidies and market access barriers, while recognizing that domestic support measures can also distort trade. The Agreement on Agriculture served to both define the problem and place some loose bounds around it....[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorAnderson, Kym
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-09T23:55:22Z
dc.date.available2016-08-09T23:55:22Z
dc.identifier.issn0273-3072
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/107161
dc.description.abstractThe Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture represented a significant achievement because for the first time, a comprehensive set of disciplines was placed on trade-distorting measures affecting agricultural products. The negotiations applied limits to and cuts in both export subsidies and market access barriers, while recognizing that domestic support measures can also distort trade. The Agreement on Agriculture served to both define the problem and place some loose bounds around it. More than that, the Agreement on Agriculture altered the climate of farm policymaking in both advanced and developing countries, and raised the consciousness of policymakers on the international implications of their actions.
dc.format12 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCato Institute
dc.rights© Cato Institute
dc.sourceCato Journal
dc.subjectUruguay Round Agreement
dc.subjectagriculture
dc.subjecttrade-distorting
dc.subjectexport
dc.subjectsubsidies
dc.subjectmarket
dc.subjectaccess
dc.subjectdomestic
dc.subjectfarm
dc.subjectclimate
dc.subjectpolicy
dc.titleThe elusive goal of agricultural trade reform
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesAt the time of publication Kym Anderson was affiliated with the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide.
local.identifier.citationvolume19
dc.date.issued2000
local.publisher.urlhttp://find.cato.org/
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.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage385
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage396
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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