The economic effects of export restrictions imposed by major grain producers

Zhai L., Yuan S., Feng Y. (2022): The economic effects of export restrictions imposed by major grain producers. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 68: 11–19.

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This paper uses the global trade analysis project (GTAP) to evaluate the impact of grain export restrictions on world food security during the COVID-19 epidemic. The study found that export restrictions distort world market prices, which in turn distort consumption and production, harm the interests of consumers and farmers in some countries, and threaten food security. In this regard, maintaining the convenience of the food trade is the wise choice of all countries. It is necessary to tighten the World Trade Organization (WTO) disciplines related to export restrictions, strengthen global food security governance and jointly build a community with a shared future for mankind.

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