O'Driscoll, Cath
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports on the failure of a trade negotiation held in Hong Kong, China in December 2005 to address the elimination of chemical tariffs. The implementation of tariff reduction is expected to take at least ten years. Several emerging countries opposed the tariff proposal under the Chemical Tariff Harmonisation Agreement of the International Council of Chemical Association. Among the countries that reduced its tariffs are India, China and Malaysia.


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