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Trade Liberalisation and the Crop Sector in Bangladesh

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  • Mahabub Hossain
  • Uttam Kumar Deb

Abstract

The paper presents a comparative picture of the cost of production and prices of major crop sector outputs, and presents an assessment of India’s agriculture trade policies. Data and analyses presented in this paper will be useful in designing appropriate policies for protecting the interests of the vast majority of low-income consumers and farm producers in the country in the context of trade liberalisation policy pursued by Bangladesh.

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  • Mahabub Hossain & Uttam Kumar Deb, 2003. "Trade Liberalisation and the Crop Sector in Bangladesh," CPD Working Paper 23, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).
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    1. Hassan, M. Kabir, 2001. "Is SAARC a viable economic block? evidence from gravity model," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, pages 263-290.
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    4. Uttam Kumar Deb & Narayan Chandra Das, 2006. "The Hong Kong Declaration and Agriculture - Implications for Bangladesh," Trade Working Papers 22287, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
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    1. Talukder, Dayal & Chile, Love, 2014. "Characteristics of Rice Cultivation and Rural Rice Market in Bangladesh: Evidence from a Survey," Agricultural Economics Review, Greek Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 15(2), June.
    2. Uttam Kumar Deb & Mahabub Hossain & Steve Jones, 2011. "Rethinking Food Security Strategy: Self-sufficiency or Self-reliance," Working Papers id:3458, eSocialSciences.

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    Keywords

    Trade Liberalisation; Crop; International Trade; Bangladesh;

    JEL classification:

    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
    • Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade

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