|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service|
|Series Title||At a Glance|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
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.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|