Fair trade and consumers in the European Union

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Series Details 25.03.14
Publication Date 25/03/2014
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Fair trade seeks to promote sustainable development by providing a fair return to primary producers and workers in developing countries. Although fair trade goods may have difficulty competing with other products solely on the basis of price-quality ratio, many consumers consider ethical and environmental factors, particularly when purchasing commodity products like coffee. Support for fair trade products continues to increase in Europe.

Source Link http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/bibliotheque/briefing/2014/140784/LDM_BRI%282014%29140784_REV1_EN.pdf
Related Link(s)
ESO: Background information: Communication From The Commission To The Council Action plan for monitoring the functioning of preferential trade arrangements http://www.europeansources.info/record/communication-from-the-commission-to-the-council-action-plan-for-monitoring-the-functioning-of-preferential-trade-arrangements/
ESO: Background information: Fair trade in public procurement in the EU http://www.europeansources.info/record/fair-trade-in-public-procurement-in-the-eu/

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