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Title Grain market reform in China : global implications / editor: Christopher Findlay ; contributors: Cheng Enjiang ... [and others]
Published Canberra : Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1998

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Description 68 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series ACIAR technical reports ; 43
ACIAR technical reports ; 43
Contents 1. Grain marketing reforms in the 1990s -- Developments in the domestic grain market -- Marketing arrangements -- 1978-84: initial liberalisation -- 1985-92: the contract system -- 1992 onwards: marketisation and retreat -- Changes in nominal rates of protection -- Commercial credit -- Subsidies -- Patterns of internal trade -- International trade -- Local responsibility for grain production and marketing -- Inter-regional grain transfers -- Provincial governor's responsibility system -- Local budget issues -- 2. Grain demand -- Factors affecting China's demand for grain -- Food grain -- Meat/feed grain -- Dietary habits -- Population effect -- Feeding efficiency -- Seed input -- Waste of grain -- A new estimate of current food and feed grain consumption in China to 1995 -- A projection of grain demand to 2020 -- 3. Productivity growth -- Trends in grain output -- The economic context -- Growth and structural change -- Impacts of labour mobility -- Investment -- Land losses -- Policy reactions -- Grain sector performance -- Technological change -- Institutional change -- Estimates of productivity gains -- Plot consolidation -- Farmer education -- Off-farm work -- Fertiliser -- Review -- Market development -- Marketing rate -- Barriers to market integration -- 4. Grain trade prospects -- Review of projections -- Food grain self-sufficiency -- Comments on the projections -- 5. Policy outloook -- Factors influencing the outlook for grain policy -- Turning point? -- A vison of Chinese food security -- Grain and other agricultural products -- Food security: self-sufficiency or international cooperation.time? -- 12
Notes "June 1998"
Bibliography Bibliographical references: pages 63-68
Notes Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Subject Grain trade -- Government policy -- China.
Grain trade -- China.
Grain -- China -- Marketing.
China -- Economic policy -- 1976-2000.
Author Cheng, Enjiang.
Findlay, Christopher C. (Christopher Charles)
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.
ISBN 1863202307