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THE NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCIES OF THE BASIC FOOD DEFICITS IN THE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT(AP) AND, ALSO, ON THE GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
Ioannis Bas Manolopoulos, Constantinos C. Frangos, S. Agelopoulos, A. Pavloudi

Last modified: 2015-09-24

Abstract


The basic purpose of the agricultural policy is to increase the agricultural product (AP),to accelerate the regionaleconomic development,to improve the farmer‟s income and to contribute to the increase of the Gross DomesticProduct.(G.D.P.). The results show that Greece produces no sufficient quantities of agricultural and food product .Hence, the imports of meat have increased by 181087 tons during the period 1986-2010 and the total quantity of meatimports was 432000 tons in 2010. Also, deficits occurred as regards to the other basic food products as sugar,cereal e.t.c. Hence, Greece is importing 22 basic food products, spending a total of 2,09 bilion Euro. The farm production i snot efficient, which results to the increased imports, the increase of regional unemployment and the consequen timmigration of farmers

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