Toward a Rational Seafood Trade Policy

Lipton, Douglas W. and Siegel, Robert A. (1989) Toward a Rational Seafood Trade Policy. Marine Fisheries Review, 51(1), pp. 11-14.

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Abstract

With a record trade deficit of almost $146 billion in 1986, and continued high deficits in 1987, there is growing concern about how continued deficits will affect the U. S. economy. Because fishery products had a record $6.3 billion deficit in 1986, the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has made the reduction of the fisheries trade deficit one of its top priorities. A recent NMFS trade objective was to "increase exports and domestic consumption of U.S. fishery products" which would lead to a reduction in the trade deficit. In this paper we explore this policy in terms of practicality and desirability.

Item Type: Article
Title: Toward a Rational Seafood Trade Policy
Personal Creator/Author:
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Lipton, Douglas W.
Siegel, Robert A.
Refereed: Yes
Journal or Publication Title: Marine Fisheries Review
Volume: 51
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 11-14
Date: 1989
ISSN: 0090-1830
Issuing Agency: United States National Marine Fisheries Service
Subjects: Fisheries
Management
Item ID: 9947
Depositing User: Patti M. Marraro
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 13:40
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2014 19:52
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9947

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