Measuring International Competitiveness in the Beef Sector
Beef is a heterogenous commodity, which makes it difficult to compare beef prices on an international level. This article evaluates several methods of comparing beef prices for use in measuring both comparative advantage and the rate of protection. The most suitable method is one that compares the prices of wholesale cuts, adjusted for transportation costs.
|Date of creation:||01 Jan 1991|
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|Publication status:||Published in Agribusiness: An International Journal, July 1991, vol. 7 no. 4, pp. 357-374|
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