The tariff-only import regime for bananas in the European Union: Is setting the tariff at right level an impossible mission?
AbstractThe European Union is bound by World Trade organisation agreements to move to a tariff-only import system for bananas no later than 1 january 2006. From that date, imports from non-ACP countries will be subject to a single tariff while ACP country bananas will continue to enter the EU market duty free. This regime will replace the highly contested tariff-rate quota policy in place since 1993. This paper shows that setting the tariff at a level that maintain tha status quo is an impossible mission given uncertainties on quota rates estimates and quota rent distribution
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Publication status: Published - Presented, XIth EAAE Congress : The future of rural Europe in the global agri-food system, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 24-27, 2005, 2005
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- Guyomard, Herve & Le Mouel, Chantal & Levert, Fabrice & Lombana, Jahir, 2005. "The Tariff-Only Import Regime for Bananas in the European Union: Is Setting the Tariff at Right Level an Impossible Mission?," 2005 International Congress, August 23-27, 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark 24461, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
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