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Wageningen Economic Research conducted a study on the potential consequences of a free trade agreement between Mexico and the EU. The Dutch government is concerned that giving access to products from countries with a lower level of animal welfare could undermine the EU welfare standard. This study shows that production costs are lower in Mexico compared to the EU in all three sectors investigated: egg production, poultry meat and pig meat. In egg production in particular, the welfare standard in Mexico is far below the EU standard. Nevertheless, it is concluded that for all products (eggs, egg products, poultry meat and pig meat) in a free trade situation no large amount of imports from Mexico can be expected.
|Place of Publication||Wageningen|
|Publisher||Wageningen Economic Research|
|Number of pages||29|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2018|
|Name||Wageningen Economic Research memorandum|
- animal welfare
- animal production
- animal housing
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KD-2017-140 Gevolgen EU-pluimvee en varkenssector vrijhandelsovereenkomst Mexico (BO-43-014.01-008, BO-20-019-086)
1/01/17 → 31/12/18