Description

Percent change in Import and Export tariffs on agricultural products

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable development Target 02.b Correct and prevent trade restrictions and distortions in world agricultural markets, including through the parallel elimination of all forms of agricultural export subsidies and all export measures with equivalent effect, in accordance with the mandate of the Doha Development Round.

This indicator is included in the list of illustrative indicators on the right to life (Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 3).

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Data

(1) Trade restrictiveness indicators (OTRI) for agricultural sector: Data is available for up to 170 countries. The website of trade restrictiveness with more information: http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/0,,conte
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(2) Distortions to Agricultural Incentives: Data is available for up to 82 countries. For more details: http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTPRO GRAMS/EXTTRADERESEARCH/0,,contentMDK:21012395~pagePK:64168182~piP K:64168060~theSitePK:544849,00.html

(1) Trade restrictiveness indicators (OTRI) for agricultural sector: World Bank
(2) Distortions to Agricultural Incentives: World Bank. Current work on distortions to agricultural incentives is ongoing in partnership with IFPRI and other organizations: http://www.agincentives.org


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Sources

Report on Indicators for Promoting and Monitoring the Implementation of Human Rights (June 6, 2008).