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Implications of GATT-94 on exports of Indian agro-processing firms


  • Keshari, Pradeep K.
  • Nair, Tara
  • Avasthi, Dinesh


In the background of controversy on the prospective effect of GATT-94 on exports from the Indian agro-processing firms, this paper seeks to achieve mainly four objectives: (i)To analyse the perceptions of agro-based firms about the effect of GATT-94 on their business performance, particularly the exports, (ii) To analyse the determinants of competitiveness as perceived by the entrepreneurs of agro-processing firms in the aftermath of GATT-94, (iii) To find out the strategies planned by them to exploit the opportunities or cope up with the challenges arising out of GATT-94 and (iv) To discuss the obstacles to exports faced by the agro processing firms and suggest specific measures to address the same.

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  • Keshari, Pradeep K. & Nair, Tara & Avasthi, Dinesh, 2013. "Implications of GATT-94 on exports of Indian agro-processing firms," MPRA Paper 47234, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:47234

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    GATT-94; Indian agro-processing industry;

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    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade

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