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Meeting Standards, Winning Markets – Opportunities and Challenges to East Asian Agri-food Trade towards Regional and Global Markets (UNIDO連携研究報告書)


“Meeting Standards, Winning Markets” – Opportunities and Challenges to East Asian Agri-food Trade towards Regional and Global Markets
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表紙 pdf (251KB)
Acronyms pdf (63KB)
Foreword pdf (83KB)
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Trends in agricultural and food product exports from East Asia
1.3 General trends in import rejections of East Asian agri-food products
1.4 Performance of Asian countries in the major markets
1.5 Potential pitfalls along the supply chain

2.1 Imported food safety inspection system in Japan
2.2 General trends in import rejections of agri-food products at Japanese ports
 2.2.1 Overview of rejected products
 2.2.2 Reasons for rejections
 2.2.3 Selected focus on China, Viet Nam, and Thailand

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Production and distribution of vegetables in China
 3.2.1 Domestic production of vegetables
 3.2.2 Vegetable distribution system in China for the domestic and global markets
3.3 Exports of Chinese vegetable products
 3.3.1 The distribution of major importing countries for Chinese vegetable products
3.4 Supply chain management by multinational corporations
3.5 Conclusions and policy implications

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Trends in trade in live and processed eels
 4.2.1 Trends in exports of live eels from China
 4.2.2 Trends in exports of processed eels from China
4.3 Import rejections by Japan and underlying reasons for rejections
 4.3.1 Live eels
 4.3.2 Processed eels
 4.3.3 Summary
4.4 Eel production in China
 4.4.1 Moving locations of main production sites
 4.4.2 The characteristics of eel production in China
 4.4.3 The schedule of eel culture
4.5 Case study of Firm Y
 4.5.1 Production process
 4.5.2 Manufacture and export of processed eels
 4.5.3 Inspections of eels
 4.5.4 Inspection of growing ponds by the Chinese government
 4.5.5 Investments in inspection and testing infrastructure
 4.5.6 Traceability
 4.5.7 The causes of residues of agricultural chemicals and drugs
4.6 Case study of Firm T
 4.6.1 Distribution of eels
 4.6.2 The quality control problem from the perspective of middlemen
4.7 Conclusions and policy implications

5.1 Introduction
5.2. History and current trends
 5.2.1 Overview of the seafood sector in Viet Nam
 5.2.2 History of and trends in the pangasius industry
 5.2.3 History of and trends in the shrimp industry
5.3 Pangasius value chain and production process
 5.3.1 Pangasius value chain
 5.3.2 Pangasius production process
5.4 Shrimp value chain and production process
 5.4.1 Shrimp value chain
 5.4.2 Shrimp production processes
5.5 Compliance with what standards is required by importing countries?
 5.5.1 What measures are taken in Viet Nam?
 5.5.2 Observed effects of standards on stakeholders along the value chains
5.6 Major issues in import standards compliance
 5.6.1 Inadequate incentive mechanisms to comply with standards/certificates
 5.6.2 Weak control of upstream market
 5.6.3 Still room for non-compliance
5.7 Conclusions and policy implications

8. Annexes pdf (613KB)
Annex A: Contextualizing trade-related standards
Annex B: Overview of Agricultural and Food Exports from East Asia
Annex C: Cambodia
Annex D: China (including Hong Kong)
Annex E: Indonesia
Annex F: Malaysia
Annex G: Myanmar
Annex H: Philippines
Annex I: Republic of Korea
Annex J: Singapore
Annex K: Thailand
Annex L: Viet Nam