AgEcon Search

AgEcon Search >
       Journal of Agribusiness >
          Volume 11, Number 2, Fall 1993 >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://purl.umn.edu/62337

Title: An Assessment of U.S. Market Access for Traditional and Nontraditional Agricultural Exports Under the Caribbean Basin Initiative
Authors: Ames, Glenn C.W.
Keywords: Caribbean Basin Initiative
Trade Policy
Issue Date: 1993
Abstract: The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) provides duty-free access for Caribbean and Central American products entering U.S. markets. This paper compares the performance of traditional agricultural exports (beef, bananas, coffee, sugar and tobacco products) and nontraditional exports (pineapples, melons, fresh citrus, frozen orange juice and vegetables) under the CBERA. The decline in the value of traditional agricultural exports exceeded the gains in nontraditional exports by 400 percent. Tariffs and a limited range of duty-free goods still constrain CBERA’s development potential despite gains under the amended legislation.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/62337
Identifiers: 0738-8950
Institution/Association: Journal of Agribusiness>Volume 11, Number 2, Fall 1993
Total Pages: 14
From Page: 141
To Page: 154
Collections:Volume 11, Number 2, Fall 1993

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
JAB11two4.pdf703KbPDFView/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: