Agricultural import surges in developing countries
  Agricultural Import Surges in Developing Countries


Agricultural Import Surges in Developing Countries

Analytical framework and insights from case studies



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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome 2011


ABSTRACT

One of the main goals of the surge investigation is to provide a broader understanding of the capacity of the developing countries to use enhanced trade surveillance and trade remedy measures with the objectives of identifying, analysing and responding to import surges.

The interaction among the contributing factors to import surges often brings about outcomes that are different from the effect of each individual factor. Such interaction often occurs because of the overlap in timing of the involvement of the various contributing factors. what is important when such interaction occurs is to determine which factor is most influential in creating an import surge and examine how the effect of the most influential factor is exacerbated or attenuated by the presence of other factors.



Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Acronyms

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PART 1: IMPORT SURGES: THEORETICAL AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK

  

Chapter 1: Introduction

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Chapter 2 : Identification of Import Surges

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Chapter 3: Potential Sources of Import Surges

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Chapter 4: Consequences of Import Surges

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Chapter 5: Approach and Methodology for the Analysis of Import Surges

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PART 2: IMPORT SURGES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: EVIDENCE AND INSIGHTS FROM CASE STUDIES

  

Chapter 6: Presentation of the Case Studies

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Chapter 7: Identifying Import Surges and their Causes in Developing Countries

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Chapter 8: Consequences and Implications of Import Surges in Developing Countries

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Chapter 9: Responses to Import Surges in Developing Countries

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Chapter 10: Conclusions And Implications

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PART 3: SELECTED IMPORT SURGE PAPERS FROM THE FAO COUNTRY CASE STUDIES

  

Annex I: The Extent and Impact of Dairy Products, Sugar and Maize Import Surges in Kenya

  

1.  Introduction and background

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2.  Food imports and import surges

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3.  Mapping the sector: the product and market characteristics

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4.  injury analysis: the injury indicators Countries

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5.  food import surges: attribution and non-attribution factors
6.  Government response to import surges
7.  Food imports surveillance
8.  Conclusions

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9.  Bibliography and appendices

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Annex II: The Extent And Impact Of Import Surges In The Philippines: Philippines: The Case Of Onions And Tobacco

  

1.  Introduction
2.  Import Surges

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3.  Injury Analysis
4.  Causality and Non-Attribution Factors
5.  Summary and Conclusions

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