An economic evaluation of the European communities' import quota on Thai cassava
Cassava has become one of the most important crops for the Thai
economy since the mid 1970's. It is produced mainly for export as a
grain substitute for livestock feed in the European Community (EC).
Cassava imports by the EC are clearly a case of "trade diversion"
resulting from the EC's Common Agricultural Policy. They illustrate the
weaknesses of such policies. The trade between Thailand and the EC
represents the bulk of cassava trade in the world market. The export of
Thai cassava to...[Show more]
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