Impact of EEP Removal on U.S. Wheat, The

FAPRI Staff, William H. Meyers, Darnell B. Smith, Dermot J. Hayes, Samarendu Mohanty, Steven L. Elmore, James Rude, Frank H. Fuller, V. Premakumar, Sudhir Chaudhary
March 1997  [97-BP 15]

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FAPRI Staff,, W.H. Meyers, D.B. Smith, D.J. Hayes, S. Mohanty, S.L. Elmore, J. Rude, F.H. Fuller, V. Premakumar, and S. Chaudhary. 1997. "Impact of EEP Removal on U.S. Wheat, The." Briefing paper 97-BP 15. Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University.


The Export Enhancement Program (EEP) was initiated under the Food Security Act of 1985 to offset the adverse effects of unfair trade practices on U.S. exports and to support U.S. prices. More recently, EEP has been constrained by both GATT and the FAIR Act. This study measures the impacts of the elimination of the EEP on U.S. wheat exports and prices over the coming 10-year period. The commodity trade models at the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) are used to analyze the policy question.