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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..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Associate Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Source: Council of Agriculture (COA), Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan) (This is a translated article from the original Chinese news release which can be accessed on COA website, ..
 
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..
 
Akihiko Hirasawa Norinchukin Research Institute co., ltd 5-27-11, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0051 Japan ORIGINAL DOCUMENT 「農林水産物の生産額への影響について」(Written in Japanese) http://www.cas.go.jp/jp/tpp/kouka/pdf/151224/151224_tpp_keizaikoukabunnseki03.pdf..
 
Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan I Han, Associate Professor, Feng Chia University, Taiwan Office of the Secretariat Professor Professor Dept. of International Trade Feng Chia University No. 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung 40724 Source: Council of Agriculture (CO..
 
Kunio Nishikawa College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Japan INTRODUCTION Japan’s livestock industries, especially dairy, beef and pork industries, are expected to be seriously damaged after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement comes into effect, because trade boarder meas..
 
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: rozhan@mardi.gov.my 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..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr Introduction With the passage of time, Korean exports of agricultural products have undergon..
 
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..
 
Hisako NOMURA Lecturer Faculty of Agriculture Kyushu University 6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581 Japan Trends after TPP agreement outline agreement   [Conditions of TPP entry into force] When a country has completed its domestic treaty-making processes, it wil..
 
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..
 
Takumi Sakuyama Associate Professor of Trade Policy, Meiji University Explanatory Note for Translation The following is the full translation of “Countermeasures against the TPP in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Sector”, formulated in response to the agreement in principle..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr Traditionally Korea had been pursuing the trade policy focusing on GATT/WTO multilateral ..
 
 Byoung-Hoon Lee Assistance Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics The Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea Email: bhleeok@kangwon.ac.kr   Jeong-Bin Im (Corresponding Author) Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Ru..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) and the Korean Fo..
 
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: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   On February 4, 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural A..
 
Kampanat Pensupar1 and Khin Yadanar Oo2 1Department of Agricultural Economics and Resources, Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand 10900 2 Center for Applied Economic Research, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand 10900   ABSTRACT In the age of ..
 
Sung-Jae Chun Public-Service Advocate of Korea    This article is a news release of the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, Republic of Korea which was distributed on November 10, 2014. It mentions about reaching a consensus on FTA between Korea and China. http://w..
 
Mitsuaki Shindo, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Regional Policy Planning Division   Keywords: Japan, agriculture, trade negotiations, WTO, FTA, EPA, TPP, tariff, levy, domestic support, sensitive products, rice, wheat, barley, beef, pork, dairy, sugar, starc..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   On November 10, 2014, Korea and China have reached consensus on a ..
 
Sung-Jae Chun Public-Service Advocate of Korea   This article is a news release of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Republic of Korea which was distributed on September 18, 2014. It discusses the tariff rate on imported rice from 2016 when Korea goes to rice i..
 
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..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   On September 18, 2014, the Korean government ann..
 
Sung-Jae Chun Public-Service Advocate of Korea   Explanatory Note for Translation   This article is posted on September 3, 2014 at the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Republic of Korea in order to prepare for rice import tarif..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr Agro-food Export in Korea Agricultural exports are considered important n..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) announ..
 
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..
 
Sung-Jae Chun Public-Service Advocate of Korea   FTA compensation for income loss will be given to sorghum, potato, sweet potato, Korean native calf and compensation for closure will be given to Korean native calf. This is the first case of compensation for food crops since the i..
 
Dr. Tran Cong Thang and Dinh Thi Bao Linh[1]   Key words: trade liberalization, Vietnam, countermeasures   INTRODUCTION International economic integration is the key element in the renovation process of Vietnam.  For agriculture, economic integrati..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Taiwan signed the Agreement between New Zealand and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu on Economic Cooperation (ANZTEC) with New Zealand on July 10 th, 2013 which not only will..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Taiwan signed the Agreement between New Zealand and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu on Economic Cooperation (ANZTEC) with New Zealand on July 10 th 2013.  Accordin..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) ann..
 
Yoshihisa Godo Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   Introduction Japan is one of the major nations in the global pork industry. Worldwide, Japan is ranked sixth in pork consumption, ninth in pork production, and first in pork imports (note 1). Domestic production contr..
 
Dr. Reni Kustiari Agricultural Economist, Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socioeconomic and Policy Studies Ministry of Agriculture, The Republic of Indonesia, email:kustiarireni@yahoo.com   Background Expenditure on fresh horticulture products by urban consumers..
 
Yutsai Huang Director, Food and Fertilizer Technology Center   For several decades now, Japan government’s mandatory quota-based program called “gentan” (減反)or paddy reduction, has been designed to keep rice prices artificially high. Critics say the program ..
 
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: fecoknp@ku.ac.th 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: nrozana@mardi.gov.my   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: kako@kobe-u.ac.jp   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:  Emily@econ.sinica.edu.tw   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 songsoo@korea.ac.kr 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: jhsong@krei.re.kr   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: akihiko@nochuri.co.jp   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: rbdaite@gmail.com   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..
 
Agricultural Tariffication Act: Tariff in lieu of Quantitative Import Restriction[1] Albert P. Aquino, Jamaica Angelica P. Deriquito and Princess Alma B. Ani[2]   Commitment to the World Trade Organization – Uruguay Round Agreement The Philippines’ ratification of..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr   Korea’s export promotion policies for agro-food products was..
 
Dr. Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   "Free Economic Demonstration Zone--Value-added Agriculture" Key point of the Policy In response to the challenge of regional economic integration, the Council of Agriculture (COA) will ..
 
Dr. Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association Stress the safety and quality of raw materials as well as value-added exports, without endangering MIT (Made in Taiwan) agricultural goods The agricultural raw materials of demonstration zone come from the g..
 
Dr. Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   Cloud computing, which utilizes the internet to provide remote services to distant users, has been aided by the proliferation of smartphones and information technology in recent years. The future of c..
 
Dr. Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association   A “golden agricultural corridor” will be built in the western counties of Yunlin and Changhua. The action plan comes as part of the government’s broader Economic Power-Up Plan (2012)..
 
Dr. Jeongbin Im Professor Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development College of Agricultural and Life Science Seoul National University Seoul, Korea E-mail: jeongbin@snu.ac.kr 1. Introduction The launch of WTO system in 1995 with agreement of the UR..
 
Hwang-Jaw Lee, PhD Board Director, Taiwan Flowers Development Association Preface With the development of global logistic industry and advancement of information technology, the distance between countries and places has become much shorter and closer; the interactions between entities..
 
Yoshihisa Godo, PhD Professor, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan   1.   Introduction The World Trade Organization (WTO) requests member countries to reduce fiscal expenditures for amber box programs, that is, those alleged to have the most trade-distorting effects. The WTO ..
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