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Comparative Levels of Food Safety Regulations in Three U.S.-Asian Trading Groups


  • Wang, Yuan
  • Caswell, Julie A.


U.S.-Asian trade currently represents about 35% of the total value of U.S. agricultural and food trade. Country-by-country comparisons show significant differences in level of food safety regulations in the U.S., Japan, newly industrialized countries in Asia, and Asian developing countries. These disparities result in significantly different import requirements that may impede trade in agricultural and food products.

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  • Wang, Yuan & Caswell, Julie A., 1998. "Comparative Levels of Food Safety Regulations in Three U.S.-Asian Trading Groups," Journal of Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics Association of Georgia, vol. 16(2).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:jloagb:90439

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