How does income affect a country's imports of agrifood?

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How does income affect a country's imports of agrifood?

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dc.contributor.author Haq, Z.
dc.contributor.author Meilke, K.
dc.contributor.author Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-12T02:07:49Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-12T02:07:49Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3717
dc.description Clear Language Research Summaries are a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph. Project partners include the Business Development Office (BDO), SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. On the Web: www.csahs.uoguelph.ca/pps/clear_research en_US
dc.description.abstract “BRIC” is an acronym referring to Brazil, Russia, India and China. These countries are emerging markets that have an important role in the world economy. This research looks at the BRIC countries to see what ef-fect they have on global agrifood trade patterns. In low-income countries (including India), income doesn’t play a significant role in import demand. In middle and high-income countries (including Brazil, Russia, and China) income is an important determinant in trade. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Project support by Agri-Food and Rural Link, Mobilizing Agri-food and Rural Research Knowledge. A program of the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership. http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/omafra/partnership/KTT_and_IP.shtml en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject BRIC economies, economic growth, emerging economics, food trade, income elasticities en_US
dc.subject clear language research summary en_US
dc.title How does income affect a country's imports of agrifood? en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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