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Социално-икономически последици от земетресението, цунамито и ядрената авария през март 2011 г. върху агрохранителните вериги в Япония
Socio-economic impacts of the march 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident on agri-food chains in Japan

Author(s): Hrabrin Bachev, Fusao Ito
Subject(s): Economy, National Economy, Agriculture
Published by: Институт за икономически изследвания при Българска академия на науките
Keywords: JEL: Q10; R23; I18; D23

Summary/Abstract: Impacts of the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan on country’s agriculture (farms and agrarian resources) and food sector are assessed. The extent of radioactive contamination of agri-food products is presented. Effects on markets, consumers and international trade are evaluated. Responses of different agents are summed up, progress and challenges in post-disaster recovery and reconstruction assessed, and lessons from the Japanese experiences withdrawn.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 42-66
  • Page Count: 25
  • Language: Bulgarian