International trade (41 - 45 of 45 items)
An Assessment of Parity as a Tool for Formulating and Evaluating Agricultural Policy
CED-81-11: Published: Oct 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1980.
The essence of U.S. farm policy has been to provide a certain level of economic security to the farm sector through various government programs. Until 1973, these programs were linked to parity, a measure of the purchasing power of farm commodities today in relation to their purchasing power during the base period of 1910 to 1914. Although most programs are now linked to costs of production, polic...
Export Reporting for Agricultural Products
ID-79-38: Published: Jun 5, 1979. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1979.
A request was made for information on the number and types of firms currently reporting export sales to the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Inquiries with pertinent officials in the executive branch were initiated to determine the availability of the information. As currently operated, the USDA's export reporting system does not divide reporting exporters into categories such as the following: (...
106215: Jun 21, 1978
Coffee is produced in 53 countries and territories and is vital to the economies of many underdeveloped countries. In 1976, the export value of coffee was more than $8 billion, second only to petroleum in international commodity trade. For the 1976-77 crop year, Uganda was the seventh largest coffee-producing country, producing 2.7 million bags weighing 60 kilo each. In 1976, Uganda exported 2.6 m...
Marketing Order Program--An Assessment of Its Effects on Selected Commodities
ID-76-26: Published: Apr 23, 1976. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1976.
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