Economics HL P3 May 2002

Economics HL P3 May 2002 - ECONOMICS HIGHER LEVEL PAPER 3...

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Unformatted text preview: ECONOMICS HIGHER LEVEL PAPER 3 Friday 17 May 2002 (morning) 2 hours M02/330/H(3)+ c IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME PROGRAMME DU DIPL&ME DU BI PROGRAMA DEL DIPLOMA DEL BI 222-033 7 pages INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES ! Do not open this examination paper until instructed to do so. ! Answer one question from Section A and one question from Section B. ! Use diagrams where appropriate. SECTION A Answer one question from this section. Question 1 Study the extract below and answer the questions which follow. Bananas & The Facts The banana trade is big business. It comes fifth in the terms of world trade in agricultural produce & after cereals, sugar, coffee and cocoa. Item 1 & World Banana exports by region Thousands of metric tons W o r l d L a t i n A m e r i c a F a r E a s t A f r i c a C a r i b b e a n O c e a n i a 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 14000 1988 1997 [Source: Banana Statistics , Rome, 1999] Item 2 & Main companies, % share world production 1997 [Source: Anne Claire Chambron, &Bananas: the Green Gold of the TNC¡s¢ in Hungry for Power , UK Food Group, London, March 1999] £ 2 £ M02/330/H(3)+ 222-033 7,133.7 12,193.5 5,625.1 10,155.7 1,022.6 1,418.1 196.4 403.3 298.6 216.1 2.0 0.3 Dole Food Company 25-26 % Chiquita Brands 24-25 % Del Monte Fresh Produce 16 % Fyffes 6-7 % Noboa 13 % Other 13 % Item 3 [Source: Anne Claire Chambron, &Bananas: the Green Gold of the TNC¡s¢ in Hungry for Power , UK Food Group, London, March 1999] Item 4 Price Who pays for the cheap bananas? The production of bananas imposes an enormous cost on the environment in terms of the waste generated, the cutting down of rainforests to make way for banana plantations, soil erosion and exhaustion of existing plantations. The poorly paid plantation workers also bear the costs....
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