Consultation on Agricultural Commodity Price Problems

Commodities and Trade Division
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, 25-26 March 2002

 
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PART TWO: PRESENTATIONS TO THE CONSULTATION


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PREFACE

PART ONE: REPORT OF THE CONSULTATION ON AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY PRICE PROBLEMS

Appendix I: List of Participants

PART TWO: PRESENTATIONS TO THE CONSULTATION

Issues in World Commodity Markets

Commodity Prices, Exchange Rates and the International Monetary System

Technology and Prices in Agriculture

Tables 1-7

Tables 8-13

WTO Negotiations and Commodity Market Developments

Reforms in Global Commodity Markets: A Perspective

International Commodity Market Policies

A Decline in Commodity Prices: Challenges and Possible Solutions

Production and Trade Policies Affecting the Cotton Industry: A Call for Successful Talks on Agriculture in the WTO

Recent Developments in Natural Rubber Prices

Views of the International Sugar Organization

World Grain Markets Since the Mid-1990s

Commodity Price Developments Since The 1970s

APPENDIX I

APPENDIX II

APPENDIX III

APPENDIX IV

APPENDIX V

APPENDIX VI

APPENDIX VII