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Dinh Bao Linh (MA) Vice Director General Center for Trade and Industry Information Ministry of Industry and Trade Vietnam According to the Vietnam General Custom Office, in the first five months of 2017, rice exports reached 2.282 million tons, increasing by 9.71% over the same period i..
Mohd Zaffrie Mat Amin, Mohd Hafizudin Zakaria and Nik Rozana Nik Mohd Masdek Economic and Social Science Research Centre, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), MARDI Headquarters, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia INTRODUCTION The international trade of agric..
Sandi Auung Moe Social Consultant, Ramboll Environ Myanmar Co., Ltd. INTRODUCTION A sharp increase in of palm oil imports from Malaysia over the past two years causes more Myanmar consumers to switch from relatively costly peanut oil to a cheaper one. Imported palm oil is nearly as good as pe..
Dang Kim Khoi1, Pham Lan Huong2 1Director of Center for Agricultural Policy Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development 2Vietnamese Economist INTRODUCTION Since the middle of the 1990s, Vietnam has integrated intensely with the global economy. In 1995, Vietnam becam..
Tahlim Sudaryanto Senior Agricultural Economist Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture Introduction The TPP is one of the largest trading blocks representing roughly 40% of the world economy (combined GDP of US$ 28.1 trillion), and ..
Yang, Min-Hsien, Ph.D. Feng Chia University, Taiwan Importance of TPP on economic development It is a current strategy to reduce trade barriers and deepen the supply chain between countries by signing FTA/ ECA because the WTO Doha Agreement is still under-developed. There have been 381 valid ..
Rozhan Abu Dardak Economic and Social Science Research Centre, MARDI, Persiaran MARDI-UPM, 43400 SERDANG, Malaysia Correspondent author: INTRODUCTION Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is a comprehensive trade agreement among 12 counties in the Asia Pacific r..
Dr. Byoung-Hoon LEE Assistant Professor Department of Agricultural Resource Economics College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Kangwan National University KNU Ave 1, Chuncheon-si, 200-701 Korea INTRODUCTION Beginning with the FTA with Chile in 2002, Korea has signed 14 FTAs with 53 coun..
Yoshihisa Godo and Hiroshi Takahashi[1] Department of Economics Meiji Gakuin University 1-2-37 Shirokane-dai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8636 Japan Introduction When pork imports increase sharply, the Japanese government is geared to implement a special measure for protecting domestic pork pro..
Tran Cong Thang and Dang Kim Khoi[1] Vice Director General Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development No.16, Thuy Khue Street, Hanoi Vietnam   [1] Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (I..
Yoshihisa Godo and Hiroshi Takahashi [1] [1] We would like to thank Mr. Akira Shiratake for English language editing.   Introduction On October 5, 2015, the 12 countries participating in the on-going Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations r..
 Byoung-Hoon Lee Assistance Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics The Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea Email:   Jeong-Bin Im (Corresponding Author) Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Ru..
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Department of International Trade, Feng Chia University, Taiwan   Abstract Rice is the staple food and a major crop in Taiwan. Governments have historically emphasized rice self-sufficiency through market price support programs and import restri..
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail:   On November 10, 2014, Korea and China have reached consensus on a ..
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan   INTRODUCTION The Japanese government promotes to expand export of agricultural products and foods as a way of enhancing international competitiveness of Japanese agriculture and the strategy of national econo..
Yoshihisa Godo, Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   There are nearly 60,000 breeders of beef cattle in Japan1.  They play an essential role in the meat industry and create important job opportunities in rural areas.  Most cattle breeders are small-sized family f..
Saktyanu Kristyantoadi Dermoredjo 1, Tahlim Sudaryanto 2, and Masyhuri3 1 Researcher in Indonesian Center for Agricultural Socio-Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia e-mail : saktyanuadi@..
Kampanat Pensupar1*, Itthipong Mahathanaseth2, Panan Nurancha 3 1 Center for Applied Economic Research, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand 10900; E-mail address: 2 Department of Agricultural Economics and Resources, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsa..
Nik Rozana Nik Mohd Masdek*, Tengku Mohd Ariff Tengku Ahmad* and Abu Kasim Ali* *Economic and Technology Management Research Centre, MARDI Headquarters, Malaysia e-mail:   ABSTRACT This paper evaluated the prospects of further agricultural trade liber..
Dao The Anh[1] Nguyen Van Son[2] Abstract There are many studies about the effects of FTA on Vietnam economy. However, the research on FTAs regarding its relationship with agriculture is limited. This study examines the relationship between FTAs in Asian region and the agricultural va..
Toshiyuki Kako Kibi International University e-mail:   ABSTRACT Japan has been pushing forward trade liberalization, and the country’s average tariff rate is at 4.9%, which is low by international standard. Agricultural imports increased rapidly wi..
Ching-Cheng Chang Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica Department of Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University Email:   ABSTRACT The report focuses on the current state of food security in Taiwan, main indicators and key chal..
Rhung-Jieh Woo Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University   Abstract   Trade liberalization is an irreversible trend keep influencing the domestic and international agricultural sectors. However, agricultural trade liberalization not ..
Song Soo Lim Dept. of Food and Resource Economics, Korea University, Seoul, Korea   Abstract ASEAN member countries have an abundant resource including land and mineral deposits. As the region has embraced globalization and market openness, it is reali..
Joo-Ho Song and Han-Phil Moon Korea Rural Economic Institute(KREI), Hoigi, Seoul, South Korea e-mail:   ABSTRACT During the past 10 years since the signing of an FTA with Chile in 2002, Korea has signed 10 FTAs with 47 countries. As of July 2012, negotia..
Akihiko Hirasawa Norinchukin Research Institute co., ltd 1-1-12, Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0047 Japan e-mail:   ABSTRACT Land resource endowment, which is similar among monsoon Asian countries, and income levels are the main causes of u..
Richard B. Daite Department of Economics University of the Philippines Los Baños email:   ABSTRACT The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community 2015 is seen as a bold effort to promote regional cooperation among the ASEAN member states. I..