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Ash (2014) TiVA-GVCs: preliminary Analysis of Food & Agriculture Value Chains


  • “TiVA´╝łTrade in Value-Added´╝ëdatabase contains estimates of the added value by country and by industry and shows that Agri-food products have relatively lower foreign value added contents in exports and agricultural value chain is relatively shorter than manufacturing industries. In a GVC, trade costs can be magnified via various forms of import and export restrictions, inefficient and unnecessary border procedures, non-tariff measures and so forth. It was reported that Global agri-food market environments are rapidly changing and policy changes are needed to adapt more to the current situation.

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