Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-181) 110 pp

November 2017

The Global Landscape of Agricultural Trade, 1995-2014

Global agricultural trade, about $1 trillion in 2014, has risen 3.6 percent per year for the last two decades, facilitated by technological change, productivity gains, and trade liberalization. This report surveys 20 years (1995-2014) of trends in world agricultural trade and summarizes key policy issues that will confront decisionmakers and shape agricultural trade in the coming years

Keywords: agriculture, trade, WTO, preferential trade agreements, BRIICs, tariffs, import interventions, export restrictions, domestic support, farm subsidies, export competition, nontariff measures, SPS measures, TBT measures

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Last updated: Monday, November 13, 2017

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