Agricultural Trade Restrictiveness in the European Union and the United States

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Jean-Christophe Bureau; Luca Salvatici;
  • Subject: international agricultural trade; protection, tariffs and tariff factors | International agricultural trade, Protection, Tariff, Tariff factors
    • jel: jel:F13 | jel:Q17

The paper provides a summary measure of the Uruguay Round tariff reduction commitments in the European Union and the United States, using the Mercantilistic Trade Restrictiveness Index (MTRI) as the tariff aggregator. We compute the index for agricultural commodity aggr... View more
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