WTO and Agriculture Trade Liberalization – A Focus on China
AbstractAgriculture sector plays a vital role in the world economy and provides food for every one of us. The World Trade Organization (WTO) is important body in the international trade and agriculture. Surprisingly, the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) of WTO does not refer to food and agriculture at all. Agricultural subsidies and trade become controversial issues in the Doha round of talks in the recent past. The entry of China into the WTO has a dramatic impact on the country's farmers. This article discusses the impact of China’s entry in the WTO. It also discusses about the WTO and agricultural trade liberalization in developing countries. Further, it analyses critically Doha round of talks on agriculture.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 10318.
Date of creation: 21 Feb 2005
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Publication status: Published in Madhya Pradesh Journal of Social Sciences 1.11(2006): pp. 72-78
WTO; China; Agriculture; Trade; Developing countries; Doha round of Talks; India;
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- Ravinder Rena, 2008. "WTO and Agricultural Trade – Some Issues and Perspectives," KASBIT Journal of Management & Social Science, Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology (KASBIT), vol. 1, pages 49-60, December.
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