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Revisiting the economic costs of food self-sufficiency in China

Duncan, Ron; Rees, Lucy; Tyers, Rod


A global comparative static model is used to project the world economy to 2010, noting the trends in the self-sufficiency rates for agricultural products in China. If there is no change in Chinas trade policy regime, agricultural self-sufficiency rates are shown to decline but only slowly. Apart from the processed food sector, only small increases in protection would be needed to hold the line at 2001 self-sufficiency levels. To achieve full self-sufficiency in all agricultural products by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2003
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Book Title: Agriculture and Food Security in China
DOI: 10.22459/AFSC.06.2008.08
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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