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Global Market and Competitiveness of Indian Agriculture-Some Issues

Indian Agriculture Some Issues Sucha Singh Gill Jaswinder Singh Brar India's signing of the GATT agreements in 1994 and her joining the World Trade Organisation as a founder member have put Indian agriculture into the framework of global competition and rule of the global market. However, discussion of the issue of the competitiveness of Indian agriculture has been carried on in a narrow context, ignoring major questions such as global commodity prospects in terms of prices and their stability/instability and the movement of domestic and world market prices and of agricultural and non-agricultural prices within the country. The overriding issue of the structure of the global market has been hardly brought into the discourse.

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