Share of processed agriculutural products and agricultural commodities trade increased from 25% to 58% from 1970 through the end of the 90s

August 13, 2014

"Trade of agricultural products has not only been growing in absolute values, but with liberalization the composition of world agri-food exports has altered. By the end of the 1990s, the share of processed agricultural products trade in relation to commodities had increased from 24.7 % in 1970 to 58.2%,"


Carlos Arthur B. da Silva, "The Growing Role of Contract Farming in Agri-Food Systems Development: Drivers, Theory and Practice," Food and Agriculture Organization (Rome, July 2005). Accessed on April 15, 2014.


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