EU–U.S. Organic Equivalence Agreement: Effects on International Trade

Smoot, Kaitlyn and Chiao Su

from ARE Update Vol. 15, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2012 Special Report: Marketing Issues and Opportunities in Organic Agriculture

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Abstract

igned in February 2012, the EU–U.S. Organic Equivalence Agreement is aimed at promoting organic food trade between the two markets. This paper outlines the basic rules enacted by this agreement, its expected impacts on trade flows, and some potential negative side effects.

Keywords

Organic agriculture, organic trade agreements

Citation

Smoot, Kaitlyn and Chiao Su. "EU–U.S. Organic Equivalence Agreement: Effects on International Trade." ARE Update 15(6)(2012):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2012/15/6/euus-organic-equivalence/