Meanwhile, two other measures discussed here, focused on trade flows and market access, generate measures of uniform tariff rates
that maintain the level of trade.
Empirically, this would imply that as the tariff rate
on a particular good increases, the evasion gap on similar goods (in, say, the same 4-digit SIC industry category) should decline, because the relabeled goods appear only on the import side of the statistics.
However, Irwin demonstrates that the positive correlation between high tariff rates
and economic growth for seventeen high-income countries in the late nineteenth century is "driven by several key outliers: Argentina, Canada, and the United States" (2002, 166, emphasis added).
Hamilton obviously saw that Laffer-type considerations could prevent the national government from exacerbating regional "oppression" by pushing tariff rates
further up the upper portion of the Laffer curve.
The tariff rate
of the union is determined as the average of the tariff rates
on imports of the two union countries.
Current applied tariff rates
range from 5 to 20 percent but can be as high as 97 percent for products subject to Colombia's price bands.
Volumes were low last year and airlines were actually offering hefty discounts of 40 to 45 per cent of the tariff rates
," he said.
22, 2009 (CENS)--China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has recently resolved to impose anti-dumping tariff rates
of 4% to 4.
Summary: DUBAI - DP World will maintain 2008 tariff rates
this year at Jebel Ali Port and provide ten days free storage for local importers, according to a statement on Tuesday.
The paper quoted Ke as saying that imports increased as China moved to fulfill its commitments to widen market access to foreign commodities by reducing tariff rates
on agricultural products.
In section VI we demonstrate, for example, that lower tariff rates
may no longer promote foreign entry since the threat of greater import competition can induce a pooling equilibrium where a high-cost domestic firm raises output to conceal information from the potential foreign entrant and so deters entry.
Under this system, tariff rates
could be set as high as 1,000% if Thai rice prices are used as a benchmark.
PanAmSat filed a formal complaint with the FCC in February 1996, charging that CWS offered tariff rates
on bulk transponders for the Commercial Satellite Communications Initiative (CSCI) program that were below COMSAT World System's (CWS) costs, with the predatory intent to foreclose competition.
Recently, France introduced new feed-in tariff rates
to support the sustainable development of its renewable market.
Following agreement with the EU member states and the European Parliament, today's publication contains the specific tariff preferences granted under the GSP in the form of reduced or zero tariff rates
and the final criteria for which developing countries will benefit.