IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/iniast/121682.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Beneficios privados y beneficios sociales en la cadena de la manzana para la exportación en el Uruguay

Author

Listed:
  • Rava, Catalina
  • Lanfranco, Bruno A.
  • Ferraro, Bruno

Abstract

This research analyzed the performance of the Uruguayan apple export chain for fresh consumption, through the so-called policy analysis matrix method (PAM). The selected variety was Royal Gala, which is becoming an important export product due its early maturity season and good acceptability in highincome markets, such as Europe.The study quantified the effects of public policies (taxes, subsidies and social security cost) and the potential market failures affecting the different rings of the production chain. The potential transfers from and towards the chain were estimated. First, all revenues and costs were computed for each ring: production, transportation, and packing. In the second stage, private and social benefits were estimated, from the farm level up to the port.The results showed that global profits generated during 2007 by the apple export chain reached 347.57 US dollars per metric ton of processed fruit. The private agents involved in this chain capture up to 90% of this value, leaving on the table 37.51 US dollars per metric ton, in terms of net transfers towards other sectors of the economy. In 2010, the global profits dropped to 251.15 US$/t. Private agents only captured 68% of this value, as net transfers attained 80.58 US$/t.

Suggested Citation

  • Rava, Catalina & Lanfranco, Bruno A. & Ferraro, Bruno, 2011. "Beneficios privados y beneficios sociales en la cadena de la manzana para la exportación en el Uruguay," Serie Tecnica 121682, Instituto Nacional de Investigacion Agropecuaria (INIA).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:iniast:121682
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.121682
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/121682/files/Rava_%20Lanfranco%20_%20Ferraro%20_2011_%20INIA%20ST%20192%20-%20MAP%20manzana.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Lanfranco, B. & Saldias, R. & Penengo, C. & Ferraro, B., 2018. "Setting transformational pathways consistent with post-2015 SDGs: The case of Uruguay s rice sector," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277495, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    2. Lanfranco, Bruno A. & Ferraro, Bruno & Rava, Catalina, 2014. "Private and social profits and the effects on the competitiveness of Uruguay beef export chain," 2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia 182667, European Association of Agricultural Economists.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    Agribusiness; Crop Production/Industries; Political Economy; Public Economics;

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:iniast:121682. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search). General contact details of provider: http://www.inia.org.uy .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.