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East-west Agricultural Trade

1st Edition

By James R Jones

CRC Press

274 pages

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The first study to focus specifically on the economics of agricultural trade issues in centrally planned economies, this volume contains recent findings of economists who have examined the decisionmaking processes and the trends that relate to agricultural trade with the West by Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, and China. Future prospects for agri

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction: Agricultural Import Decision Processes in the Centrally Planned Economies -- The Effect of the U.S.-Soviet Bilateral Trade Agreement on the World Market: Implications for United States Policy -- Harvest Failures in Eastern Europe: Planners’ Responses and Their Implications for World Grain Markets -- Import Response, Foreign Exchange Allocation and Inconvertibility in the Centrally Planned Economies -- The Centrally Planned Countries’ Livestock Product and Feed Grain Systems -- China: An Enigma in the World Grain Trade -- Agricultural Trade Implications of COMECON 1981–1985 Plans -- Doing Business with CPEs and Marketing Strategies for Western Exporters -- Standard Contract Issued by Koospol Stating Terms to Be Met by Grain Exporter

About the Author

Dr. James R. Jones is on leave from the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Idaho and presently is in the International Economics Division, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General