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Title: Agriculture and the Western Australian economy : value added contribution of agricultural commodities / Nazrul Islam.
Author: Islam, N. ; Western Australia. Agriculture Western Australia.
Year: 1997.
Description: xii, 82 p. ; 30 cm.
Subject: Horticultural crops. ; Wool industry. ; Oilseeds. ; Agriculture. ; Wheat. ; Western Australia. ; Sheepmeat. ; Wine industry. ; Eggs. ; Beef industry. ; Oats. ; Pigmeat. ; Meat and livestock industry. ; Carrots. ; Bananas. ; Dairy industry. ; Value added. ; Agribusiness. ; Economic analysis. ; Potatoes. ; Chicken meat. ; Agricultural economics. ; Food industry. ; Apples. ; Barley. ; Cereals. ; Grain legumes. ; Cauliflowers. ; Retail industry.
Notes: 34 tables, 22 figs. "This study is the output of the project "Value Chain Modelling," supported by Agriculture Western Australia's Office of Policy and Planning."--Acknow.
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ISBN/ISSN: 073070033X;
Type: Book
Abstract: (En)
The identification and assessment of the value adding potential of commodities and industries is an important factor in strategic planning and resource allocation. While national and state statistics on €value added' components are available at aggregated levels, there have been no statistics available at the disaggregated commodity level. In 1996, a project was undertaken to develop €value chain' models to estimate the value added component of major agricultural commodities in Western Australia. Using da on production, processing and marketing for 1994/95, the value added component and value adding potential of major Western Australian agricultural industries were estimated. The value chain model helps to quantify the relative contribution of major agr
le, retail, export and so on which are linked to the farm sector in terms of the flow of goods and services). The term €value added' refers to the difference between the gross value of production and the value of materials and services used in productio
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