This section collects the names and description of indicators and the variables to compute them defined and generated by the various partner organizations: OECD, WB, and FAO/MAFAP. Click on the indicator for more detail.

A (6) | B (1) | D (1) | E (1) | G (2) | M (3) | N (6) | O (4) | P (10) | T (1)

Measure of the effect (in relative terms) of domestic market and trade policies, overall market performance and public expenditure in support of the agricultural sector. The nominal rate of assistance is calculated the same way as the nominal rate of protection; however, public expenditure allocated to the commodity is added to the price gap at the farm gate. It can be computed in the observed or adjusted domain. Therefore, this indicator summarizes the incentives (or disincentives) due to policies, market performance and public expenditure.

The Nominal Rate of Assistance to producers is the percentage by which the domestic producer price is above (or below if negative) the border price of a like product. This measure is an estimate of direct government policy intervention (due, e.g., to trade taxes, taxes or subsidies to domestic production, or government intervention in the domestic market for foreign exchange), and it is net of transportation and trade margins.

The Nominal Rate of Assistance to farm output conferred by border price support. It is the unit value of production at the distorted price less its value at the undistorted free market price expressed as a fraction of the undistorted price.

The Nominal Rate of Assistance to farm output conferred by domestic price support.

The Nominal Rate of Assistance to farm input by product.

The Nominal Rate of Protection measures the extent to which a set of agricultural policies affects the market price of a commodity. It is computed as the price difference, expressed as a percentage, between the farm gate price received by producers and an undistorted reference price at the farm gate level.