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International commodity arrangements and policies

Food and Agriculture Organisation.

International commodity arrangements and policies

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Published by F.A.O. H.M.S.O .
Written in English


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StatementbyGerda Blau.
SeriesFood and Agriculture Organisation. Commodity policy studies no.16)(Special studies program no.1, Special studies programno.1
The Physical Object
Pagination52p.,28cm
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19769657M

International economics is concerned with the effects upon economic activity from international differences in productive resources and consumer preferences and the international institutions that affect them. It seeks to explain the patterns and consequences of transactions and interactions between the inhabitants of different countries, including trade, investment and transaction. In an environment of deregulation, nonbank financial companies have devised new and different ways to move money from savers to borrowers. In recent years in the United States, for example, pension funds, money market funds, and insurance companies, among others, have increasingly lured savings away from bank deposits. In turn, these. Dramatic increases in international agricultural commodity prices both during the food crisis and again in brought policy and agricultural production adjustments in key markets for U.S. agricultural exports. In the short run, stabilization policies helped to achieve record U.S. agricultural exports. Countries are now seeking greater self-sufficiency through more rapid agricultural. International Trade Statistics Yearbook. (United Nations) Present. Volume I. Trade by Country. For individual countries, values of imports/exports by principal trading patterns or by commodity categories. Volume II. Trade by Commodity. For commodity categories, imports/exports by : Bobray Bordelon.


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