1887

OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers

Selected studies on various food, agriculture and fisheries issues from the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate.

NB. No. 1 to No. 58 were released under the previous series title OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Working Papers.

English

Case Studies of Costs and Benefits of Non-Tariff Measures

Cheese, Shrimp and Flowers

This report applies a cost-benefit analysis to quantify the economic effects of non-tariff measures in the agri-food sector. Three case studies are presented to demonstrate how such analysis can help identify least-cost solutions of Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) designed to ensure that imported products meet domestic requirements. The present analysis examines benefits and costs for the different domestic and foreign stakeholders involved, thus taking a broader view that goes beyond evaluating the trade impact alone.

English

Keywords: trade policy, non-tariff measures, food safety, international trade, plant health
JEL: F13: International Economics / Trade / Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations; Q17: Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics / Agriculture / Agriculture in International Trade; D61: Microeconomics / Welfare Economics / Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis; L51: Industrial Organization / Regulation and Industrial Policy / Economics of Regulation
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error