TeachMeFinance.com - explain Aggregate measure of support (AMS)
Aggregate measure of support (AMS) The term 'Aggregate measure of support (AMS) ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' An indicator of the amount of domestic support for agriculture. As used in the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture, the AMS refers to a measure of the gap between domestic and world prices multiplied by the quantity supported, plus any other commodity-specific transfers. Internal or domestic support reduction commitments in the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture are expressed in terms of reductions in a total AMS covering all trade-distorting internal support measures for agriculture'.
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