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Cover for World fig market.

This chapter summarizes the global fig trends including production, importing and exporting countries, consumption, and the global market structure. The best current and future markets are identified. Export standards are also discussed.

Author(s)
Shokoohi, Z.; Tarazkar, M. H.; Polat, A.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute: background.

In this chapter, we examine the importance of softwood lumber production to Canada's economy and provide a brief history of the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute and its resolution on various occasions using U.S. countervailing and anti-dumping duties, export taxes or various types of quota...

Author(s)
Kooten, G. C. van; Nelson, H.; Mokhtarzadeh, F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modeling bilateral forest products trade.

The focus in this chapter is on the development of mathematical programming models used to model bilateral forest products trade. Theoretical outlines are provided of a multi-region, single product trade model and of an integrated, multi-region, multi-product trade model. The objective function and ...

Author(s)
Johnston, C. M. T.; Stennes, B.; Kooten, G. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Softwood lumber trade and trade restrictions: gravity model.

A gravity trade model can be used to determine the effects of policy on bilateral trade flows. The gravity model is initially explained and then used to determine the effect that U.S. tariffs have on softwood lumber (SWL) imports from Canada, using information from the 2006 Softwood Lumber...

Author(s)
Li XinTong; Mokhtarzadeh, F.; Kooten, G. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World pomegranate market.

This chapter reviews the economic aspects of pomegranate production in major production countries and the trade flow in the international markets. Sections look at: world production and trade; price discovery; competitiveness and market power in pomegranate export market; and export standards.

Author(s)
Shokoohi, Z.; Asgari, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The global cut flower and foliage marketplace.

This chapter describes the evolving geography of cut flower and foliage markets, and identifies the factors driving the location of cut flower production. It also identifies the major cut flower species grown and sold internationally followed by descriptions of the production and markets by...

Author(s)
Faust, J. E.; Dole, J. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grain in the world.

This chapter paints the overall picture of grain production and trade in the world. It highlights where grain is cultivated, the distribution of the world's population, the distribution of the world's cropland, the surplus and deficit continents, and the top importers and exporters of grain.

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest-free concepts.

This chapter covers the concept of pest freedom as it applies to consignments and areas. A pest-free area is a least trade restrictive measure for managing risk to an acceptable level. Both importing and exporting country national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) stand to benefit from...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soybeans: the emergence of a global crop.

This chapter discusses the history, production, products and exports, consumption and imports, as well as future growth in demand and supply, of soyabean. The economics of disease control in soyabean production is also examined. In particular, the chapter analyses how farmers decide whether to...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sheep transport.

This chapter reports on the production and international trade of sheep focusing on the top 10 countries based on slaughtered sheep, exported sheep, and imported sheep. This chapter also highlights the factors that can influence the effects of transport on the behavior, health, physiology, quality...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter

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