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Emerging Price Support Systems In Central European Agriculture: Examples From Hungary And Lithuania, William H. Meyers, Natalija Kazlauskiene Dec 1996

Emerging Price Support Systems In Central European Agriculture: Examples From Hungary And Lithuania, William H. Meyers, Natalija Kazlauskiene

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The conventional wisdom on agricultural trade has been that trade barriers are primarily determined by domestic agricultural and food price policies. For example, European Union (EU) import levies and export subsidies were determined by intervention and threshold prices, and U.S. sugar import quotas were driven by the domestic price support level. This is why agricultural trade barriers escaped General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) jurisdiction for so long and why even the modest liberalization of the Uruguay Round Agreement with respect to agricultural products was so difficult to achieve. Liberalization of agricultural trade in many countries required changes ...


Preparing For Accession To The Eu: Transition Policies For Transition Economies, Natalija Kazlauskiene, William H. Meyers Jul 1996

Preparing For Accession To The Eu: Transition Policies For Transition Economies, Natalija Kazlauskiene, William H. Meyers

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All or most of the Central and East European Countries (CEECs), including Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, are waiting for, and are at various stages of preparing for, integration with the European Union (EU). It is no longer a question of whether this will occur, but rather a question of when and how. Today, it is clear that in its enlargement strategy, the EU is likely to treat the associated countries as one or more regional blocks and strongly encourage closer cooperation within and among these regions prior to accession. Agriculture is only one of numerous sectors that have to deal ...


Ua68/2 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. Xiv, No. 1, Wku Latin American Studies Mar 1996

Ua68/2 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. Xiv, No. 1, Wku Latin American Studies

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