Title: Unfair trading practices in the dairy farm sector: Evidence from selected EU regions
Authors: DI MARCANTONIO FEDERICACIAIAN PAVELCASTELLANOS VICENTE
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2018
JRC N°: JRC112770
ISBN: 978-92-79-93164-2 (online)
ISSN: 1831-9424 (online)
Other Identifiers: EUR 29343 EN
OP KJ-1A-29343-EN-N (online)
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC112770
DOI: 10.2760/747043
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report examines the incidence of unfair trading practices (UTPs) in the dairy food supply chain. Drawing insights from data collected through a field survey among dairy farmers in five selected EU regions (France, Germany, Poland and Spain) we seek to understand the presence of UTPs across different stages of contract formulation and execution. The survey data were collected in 2017 and in total it includes 1248 observations. We identify a total of 29 UTPs across all different phases of contract development. Results show that 98% of surveyed farmers have reported at least one UTP.
JRC Directorate:Sustainable Resources

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