End Runs Around Trade Restrictions: The Case of the Mexican Tomato Suspension Agreements

Baylis, Kathy and Jeffrey M. Perloff

from ARE Update Vol. 9, No. 2, Nov/Dec, 2005

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Abstract

A voluntary bilateral trade agreement caused a reduction in Mexican exports of tomatoes to the United States. However, diversion of exports to and from other countries reduced the effect of this agreement on tomato consumption and prices within the United States.

Keywords

tomato, Mexico, import, export, trade, voluntary price restraint

Citation

Baylis, Kathy and Jeffrey M. Perloff. "End Runs Around Trade Restrictions: The Case of the Mexican Tomato Suspension Agreements." ARE Update 9(2)(2005):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2005/9/2/end-runs-around-trade-res/