Agro-food trade sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe
AbstractThe article applies recent methodological developments in international trade to evaluate agro-food trade sustainability in selected Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries with the European Union and their implications for sustainable agro-food sectors and rural development. Trade in bulk primary raw agricultural and wood commodities is found to perform the best and consumer-ready foods the least. The empirical results imply a clear sign of an inefficient agro-food trade adjustment for the analysed CEE countries, but with large variations across countries, by product groups and over time.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Inderscience Enterprises Ltd in its journal Int. J. of Sustainable Economy.
Volume (Year): 1 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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Web page: http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=301
agro-food trade sustainability; European Union; EU; sustainable economy; trade advantages; sustainable development; Central and Eastern Europe; CEE; rural development; consumer-ready foods; agriculture; wood.;
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