Acordos comerciais e o setor produtivo de carne bovina: estimativas de ganhos para o Mercosul

This study identifies the effects of free trade agreements at the multilateral (WTO) and regional (FTAA and MERCOSUR-EU) levels on the bovine meat markets in several regions. In order to evaluate these effects, we used a spatial allocation model, presented as a mixed complementarity problem (MCP). The study identifies the changes in production and consumption levels, as well as the changes in producer and consumer surplus, in four possible scenarios. In general, gains to bovine meat producers in the MERCOSUR countries are expected in all scenarios. Although, these gains are greater when we simulate a multilateral trade liberalization, with or without the elimination of subsidies.


Other Titles:
Trade agreements and the productive sector of beef: estimates of the gains to Mercosur
Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/55190
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/55190
Published in:
Revista de Economia e Agronegócio / Brazilian Review of Economics and Agribusiness, 04, 2
Page range:
171-193
Total Pages:
22




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