TRADE LIBERALIZATION AND CHANGING COMPOSITION AND QUALITY OF IMPORTS IN JAPANESE BEEF IMPORT MARKETS

We show that the reduction of an ad-valorem tariff lead to an increase in Japanese imports of higher quality US beef relative to the lower quality Australian beef. Increasingly more efficient US beef production and strong income effect further explain the recent domination of the US beef in Japanese market.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/34798
Total Pages:
21
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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