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The Importance of Technical Barriers to Agri-Food Trade: Evidence from the TBT Specific Trade Concerns Raised at the WTO
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2019-06-15)
This Working Paper distinguishes between 212 specific trade concerns (STCs) related to regulatory measures affecting trade of agri-food products and 336 concerning other products. These STCs were discussed at the WTO during ...
Potential Economic Effects on the Philippines of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2015-02)
The TPP is a potential economic block in Asia Pacific. If the negotiations are successful, the TPP can have important implications for the Philippines whether it decides to join or not because countries in TPP are important ...
A Modeling Framework for Evaluating Economic Impacts of APHIS Import Regulations
(Virginia Tech, 2012-09-27)
This presentation covers economics in regulatory decision making, a model framework, and a case study of the American beef market.
Political Economy Of The 2014 Farm Bill
(Oxford University Press, 2015-06-11)
This article assesses the political economy of the 2014 U.S. farm bill, with a focus on the farm support safety net. The farm bill secured substantial bipartisan majorities in a politically contentious Congress. Planned ...
Potential Effects of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on the Philippine Economy
(Virginia Tech, 2015-12-01)
This presentation estimates the potential effects of the reduction in RCEP tariffs and non-tariff barriers (NTBs) in the Phillipines.
The United States WTO Complaint on China’s Agricultural Domestic Support: Preliminary Observations
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-26)
This note provides some preliminary observations on the complaint initiated in September 2016 by the United States about China’s agricultural domestic support under the rules for dispute settlement of the World Trade ...
Potential Fresh Apple Imports from China: A Preliminary Case Study
(Virginia Tech, 2010-02-26)
This presentation considers the benefits of and possible obstacles to fresh apple imports from China.
Review of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): What it means, where it is headed, and why it matters
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2011-09)
Between November 30 2010 and January 4 2011, the Food Drug and Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), or HR 2751, was passed through the US governing bodies, representing the first large-scale change ...
Economic Impact Analysis of the Reduction in Sugar Tariffs Under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement: The Case of the Philippine Sugar Sector
(Virginia Tech. Global Issues Initiative, 2013-09)
The objective of this paper is to examine the potential effects on the Philippine economy as the government fulfills its sugar commitment. The paper utilizes three simulation models in the analysis: The GTAP model; a ...
Cost and Benefit Analysis of Possible Philippine Participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-04)
The objective of this presentation was to quantify the effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on trade, especially in terms of Philippine participation.