It is not very often that something as common as the import and export of agricultural products – especially non-exotic fruits and vegetables – becomes the object of such a dispute across multiple states. This is what happened in the now infamous case of Chinese garlic exports, which have seen several instances of smuggling, conviction, and fraud all over Europe in the last 20 years. Most incidents have taken place in Northern Europe, particularly Sweden, Norway, the UK and Ireland. There's a reason for that, which will be explained below.
Paladini, S. (2019), "Custom Unions and Common Markets as Economic Security Fault Lines. The Garlic Case", de Ruyter, A. and Nielsen, B. (Ed.) Brexit Negotiations After Article 50: Assessing Process, Progress and Impact (Brexit Studies Series), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 113-130. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78769-765-220191007Download as .RIS
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