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Author Name:    SEWELL, Tom

Title:   Grain Carriage by Sea. First Edition

Publisher:    LLP, London / Hong Kong, 1999, ISBN:1859788866 

Seller ID:   110680

SEWELL, Tom. Grain Carriage by Sea. Foreword by The Lord Plumb of Coleshill. London / Hing Kong : LLP, 1999. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xxiv,(2),[3]-399,(1). Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated pink paper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in black. Contents : Part 1 - Overview - The Importance of Grain and Its Derivatives in World Trade. 1. Types of cereals and rice: their history. 2. The techniques of cereal and rice husbandry and production methods, harvesting and storage. Cereals as livestock feed. 3. Value-added products of grain: flour, malt, starch, semolina and by-vroducts. Industrial uses. 4. The role of brokers and merchants, corn exchanges and futures markets. 5. International agreements. 6. The influence of the WTO on global grain trade. 7. Soya and oilseed. Part 2 - World Production, Consumption and Trade. 8. World production. 9. The pattern of world trade. 10. Northern hemisphere grains: production, consumption, trade and prices. 11. Southern hemisphere grains: production, consumption, trade and prices. 12. The importance of the developing countries. Part 3 - The Carriage of Grain by Sea. 13. Shiptypes and sizes employed to carry grain. 14. Problems associated with the carriage of grain by sea. 15. Grain loading and unloading, major ports and terminals. 16. Freight rates, charter markets and charterparties. 17. Inland waterways and river transport, the value and impact of waterway transportation in the Mid-west. 18. Shipping to the developing world. 19. The multinational shippers and trading houses. Part 4 - Main Claims Arising from Carriage of Grain. 20. International Maritime Organisation legislation. 21. TheUS Federal Grain Inspection Service. 22. Contracts and arbitration. Part 5 - Current Developments and Conclusions. 23. Forty years of the European Un ion grain market. 24. The fifth and final enlargement. 25. The US Farm Act.26. Environmental considerations and biotechnology. 27. Future trends and the demographic time-bomb. Appendix 1. World grain export terminals. Appendix 2. World grain import terminals. Very good. 120.00


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