Analytical Note, November 2009
The Extent of Agriculture Import Surges in Developing Countries: What are the Trends.
The paper gives an overview of the trends in different groupings of developing countries’ agricultural import surges, as well as the import surge statistics for a sample of 56 developing countries. This is followed by a look at the products for which import surges are most frequently occurring. The final section of the paper highlights two individual country examples of import surges: poultry into Ghana and rice into Senegal.
This article was tagged: Agriculture, Food Security, Import Surge, Tariffs, World Trade Organization (WTO)