Meursing numbers and the price of policy

A former Brussels economist lent his name to a set of figures and formulae that quantified the cost of the EU’s agricultural policy to market prices. Since leaving the Commission, Mr Meursing appears to have disapperaed without trace.

At the foot of this page are links to articles discussing Meursing numbers, supplementary customs codes that encapsulate the composition of specific food products going through customs. These are the foundations of EU customs declarations and reflect the ingredients used.

I am starting a collection of posts to illustrate the application of Meursing numbers.

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