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Assessing China's Potential Surge on Demand for Grain Sorghum

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  • Wang, Haiyan
  • Malaga, Jaime E.

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China is one of the world's fastest growing economies showing an impressive growth on consumption of animal protein which has resulted on a rapidly increasing derived demand for feed grains. Corn is the key feed crop for China, however, the government policies have boosted domestic corn prices above international levels. Some important facts signal that China is becoming a large market of feed grain where sorghum is a close and cheaper substitute for corn. This paper used a derived demand model to estimate the parameters of China’s sorghum feed domestic consumption. Results of this paper will be an important reference for international sorghum trading countries, especially for United States, which is one of the largest sorghum producing and exporting countries.

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  • Wang, Haiyan & Malaga, Jaime E., 2015. "Assessing China's Potential Surge on Demand for Grain Sorghum," 2015 Annual Meeting, January 31-February 3, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia 196866, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saea15:196866
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.196866
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    1. Wei-Ming Tian & John Chudleigh, 1999. "China's feed grain market: Development and prospects," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(3), pages 393-409.
    2. Thursby, Jerry G & Thursby, Marie C, 1984. "How Reliable Are Simple, Single Equation Specifications of Import Demand?," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 66(1), pages 120-128, February.
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    Demand and Price Analysis; International Relations/Trade;

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