Table 1. Scenario assumptions under different scenarios.





Baseline
Trade policies
Domestic support in agriculture
Production quotas
Biofuels
Set aside
Constant policies
Constant policies
Constant policies
No blending obligations
Constant policies
 
CAP Liberalization (CL)
Trade policies Stepwise reduction of price support in the European Union (EU)
• 2010: 25% reduction compared with 2001
• 2020: 50% reduction compared with 2010
• 2030: abolished
Domestic support in agriculture CAP reform 2003: full decoupling
•  For the European Union only
•  2010: 25% reduction of domestic support, new EU member states’
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•  2020: 50% reduction compared to 2010
•  2030: abolished
Production quotas
Biofuels
Set aside
2020: abolished in the EU
No blending obligations
Abolished in EU15 in 2010, never introduced in New Member States
 
Global Liberalization (GL)
Trade policies Stepwise reduction of price support and import tariffs at global level
•  2010: 25% reduction compared with 2001
•  2020: 50% reduction compared with 2010
•  2030: abolished
Domestic support in agriculture For the EU as under “CAP Liberalization”
For non-EU countries
•  2010: 25% reduction compared with 2001
•  2020: 50% reduction compared with 2010
•  2030: abolished
Production quotas
Biofuels
Set aside
As under “CAP Liberalization”
As under “CAP Liberalization”
As under “CAP Liberalization”
 
Biofuel Ambition (GL+BA)
Trade policies
Domestic support in agriculture
Production quotas
Biofuels
Set aside
As under “Global Liberalization”
As under “Global Liberalization”
As under “Global Liberalization”
Biofuel share in transportation fuel 5.75% in 2010
As under “Global Liberalization”

†CAP: Common Agricultural Policies