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Measuring the economic impact of food safety standards on China's agricultural exports

Chen, Chunlai; Yang, Jun; Findlay, Christopher


According to China's recent experiences in agricultural trade disputes with the developed countries, China's exports might be constrained by nontariff barriers. The significance of these barriers is assessed in regression analyses by using a gravity model of agricultural product trade to test the effect of the residue standards on China's export of vegetables (Chlorpyrifos MRL) and aquatic products (Oxytetracycline MRL). The results show that food safety standards imposed by importing countries...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv-Review of World Economics
DOI: 10.1007/s10290-008-0138-z


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