Economic Research Report No. (ERR-160) 38 pp

November 2013

How Transportation Costs Affect Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Prices

This study analyzes the relationship between fuel prices and wholesale produce prices using data for 2000-2009.

Keywords: Price determination, transportation costs, wholesale price margins, fruits and vegetables, trade

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Last updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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