Policy Implications of Textile Trade Management and The U.S. Cotton Industry
This study investigates the effects on the U.S. cotton industry of textile trade liberalization using a multi-market equilibrium displacement model. The simulation results suggest that textile trade liberalization would induce small changes in the total demand for U.S. cotton but would affect considerable y U.S. cotton demand structure, making U. S, cotton growers more dependent on world markets. The welfare analyses reveal that textile trade liberalization would result in a small welfare loss for U, S. cotton producers. As expected, textile trade liberalization also would lead to considerable substitution of imports for domestic production and substantial declines in prices of all textile products.
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|Date of creation:||01 Apr 1993|
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|Publication status:||Published in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, April 1993, vol. 22 no. 1, pp. 37-47|
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- Shui, Shangnan & Beghin, John & Wohlgenant, Michael, 1992.
"Textile Trade Liberalization and its Welfare Implications for US Cotton Producers,"
Occasional Paper Series No. 6
197875, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
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