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Potential Impacts of Avocado Imports from Mexico on the Florida Avocado Industry

Sikavas Nalampang, Wirusana Tantiwongampai and Edward Evans ()

No 21116, 2006 Annual meeting, July 23-26, Long Beach, CA from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: Changes in agricultural policies shape the way markets and industries react. A recent policy issue expecting to have impacts on Florida Greenskin avocado industry is an entry of Mexican Hass avocados to all states in the United States in 2007. After 93 years of banning Mexican Hass avocados in Florida, the allowance of Hass variety from Mexico to Florida in 2007 may lead a different path to the Florida Greenskin avocado industry. This research addresses this issue by incorporating Florida avocados, together with California, Chile, Mexico, and Dominican Republic avocados into the analysis of the demand for avocados in the United States using a Rotterdam Inverse Demand System.

Keywords: International; Relations/Trade (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 22
Date: 2006
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.21116

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