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The Effect of an Export Levy on the Malaysian Cocoa Industry

Mad Nasir Shamsudin

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 6, Issue 1, March 1998

Keywords: Cocoa, export levy, supply, demand, price

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This study attempts to elucidate the economic implications of an export levy on the Malaysian cocoa industry. The results indicate that the imposition of an export levy would lower producer prices and raise export prices. Hence production and exports would decline. Domestic utilization and imports, on the other hand, would increase.

ISSN 1511-3701

e-ISSN 2231-8542

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