AgEcon Search

AgEcon Search >
       International Association of Agricultural Economists >
          2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://purl.umn.edu/53758

Title: The Relevance of the EU Entry Price System for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exports from China to the EU
Authors: Goetz, Linde
Grethe, Harald
Authors (Email): Goetz, Linde (goetz@iamo.de)
Grethe, Harald (grethe@uni-hohenheim.de)
Issue Date: 2009
Series/Report no.: Invited Paper
Abstract: China‚Äôs exports of apples and pears to the EU are increasing, although EU imports are restricted by the EU entry price system (EPS). The EPS aims to prevent imports below the entry price, which acts as a minimum import price, to protect EU growers of apples and pears. This study investigates the restrictiveness of the EPS for Chinese exports of apples and pears to the EU. Results suggest that the high effectiveness of the EPS for apples originating in China limits to the years 2003, 2004 and 2005. For pears originating in China, our results indicate that the EPS is relevant throughout the whole period underlying this analysis, with the highest relevance prevailing in 2004, 2005 and 2006. In the future, the relevance of the EPS is expected to decline.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/53758
Institution/Association: International Association of Agricultural Economists>2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China
Total Pages: 21
Collections:2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
Goetz_Grethe_IAAE 2009_Final.pdf131KbPDFView/Open
Recommend this item

All items in AgEcon Search are protected by copyright.

 

 

Brought to you by the University of Minnesota Department of Applied Economics and the University of Minnesota Libraries with cooperation from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

All papers are in Acrobat (.pdf) format. Get Adobe Reader

Contact Us

Powered by: