Markets and Trade

No. 5 Domestic support: trade related issues and the empirical evidence

Year of publication2005
AuthorFAO
PublisherFAO
AbstractThis Technical Note seeks to address two central questions relating to negotiations towards further disciplines on domestic support measures: (i) what are the characteristics of domestic support measures that cause such measures to have a potential trade distortionary effect? and (ii) will further the World Trade Organization(WTO) disciplines on domestic support measures be effective in reducing levels of trade-distorting support.
Available inEnglish
 
Product typeJournal, magazine, bulletin
SeriesTrade Policy Technical Notes
Areas of workTrade Policy and Partnerships
Keywordssupport measures; WHO; international trade; trade policies; economic analysis; regulations