Geographical Indications and International Agricultural Trade: The Challenge for Asia

Hardcover | November 13, 2012

EditorLouis Augustin-Jean, Hélène Ilbert, Neantro Saavedra-Rivano

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Food safety concerns have boosted the Asian demand for quality food in general and products of geographical indications in particular. This book shows how Asian countries are empowering regions and enterprises involved in differentiation strategies, and the effects that this regulation can have.

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Food safety concerns have boosted the Asian demand for quality food in general and products of geographical indications in particular. This book shows how Asian countries are empowering regions and enterprises involved in differentiation strategies, and the effects that this regulation can have.

LOUIS AUGUSTIN-JEAN is an associate Professor at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, where he teaches Development of Asian Economies, and Economic Sociology. He has been living in Asia for fifteen years and his research focuses primarily on China's rural development and food systems. He co-edited Hong Kong: Economie, société, culture (2...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.93 × 5.66 × 1.09 inPublished:November 13, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230355757

ISBN - 13:9780230355750

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Table of Contents

The Globalization of Geographical Indications: The Challenge for Asia
PART I: THE THEORETICAL IMPLICATIONS OF PRODUCTS OF ORIGINS
Geographical Indications and International Trade
Are Foodmarkets Special Markets?
Standardization vs. Products of Origins
The Multidimensional Definition of Quality
Products with Denominations of Origin and Intellectual Property Rights: The International Bargaining Process
The Concept of Terrior as the Basis of Corporate Strategy in Agribusiness
PART II: ASIAN CHALLENGES
From Products of Origin to Geographical Indications in Japan
The Development of Geographical Standards for Sake in Japan
An Export Niche in the Philippines
Geographical Indication and Industrial Organization of Food Market in China
Terrior and Green Tea in China