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Global Fruits Foreign Trade Research during WTO Regime: World Trading Signals & Policies

Version 1 : Received: 13 September 2020 / Approved: 13 September 2020 / Online: 13 September 2020 (15:53:54 CEST)

How to cite: Dastagiri, M.; Sindhuja, P.; Naik, M.R.; Rakesh, S.; Praneetha, Y. Global Fruits Foreign Trade Research during WTO Regime: World Trading Signals & Policies. Preprints 2020, 2020090294 Dastagiri, M.; Sindhuja, P.; Naik, M.R.; Rakesh, S.; Praneetha, Y. Global Fruits Foreign Trade Research during WTO Regime: World Trading Signals & Policies. Preprints 2020, 2020090294

Abstract

Fruits play an important role in human diet and to maintain better health. Globally, India ranks second in fruits production after China. Grapes, mangoes, bananas and oranges were the selected fruit crops for study purpose. The study period is from 1990 to 2018. The present study analyzed the growth rates, instability and elasticity of export quantity, prices of selected fruit crops from major producing countries in the world and also dealt with the major export destinations of Indian fruits. The results showed that an exporting countries should export grapes to Peru, Spain and Chile; bananas to the Panama, Philippines and Ecuador; mangoes to Italy, Egypt and Australia; and, oranges to Thailand, Philippines and Mexico for generating higher revenue because in global market those countries were associated with highest export price with the stability. Globally, the export price elasticity was inelastic in all countries of grapes, oranges and bananas except Italy in oranges and panama in bananas. The study found that export price elasticity of mangoes was marginally higher in the Spain and the Netherlands. The study showed that the major destinations for Indian fruits are; USA, Germany and Netherlands for grapes; USA, Belgium and Germany for bananas; USA, the Netherlands and Viet Nam for mangoes; and, Germany, France and Netherlands for oranges. Globally, the current study gave useful data to comprehend competition of prices for fruits to importing countries. This study may assist in preparing major price strategies and policies on fruits and also assisted in foreign earnings for all nations.

Subject Areas

World Trading signals; Fruits; WTO; Foreign Trade Research; Policies

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