Citations with the tag: IMPORT quotas
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- Import quotas imposed.
Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review; Jun95, p13
Reports on the imposition of import quotas in Vietnam to hold 1995 imports at 20% below estimated export earnings of $4.5 billion.
- Tax treaty network keeps growing.
Scott, Trang // Asian Business Review; Apr96, p16
Reports on Vietnam's decision to remove exemptions from import duties on motor vehicles imported by foreign ventures.
- The effects of import quotas on national welfare: Comment.
Gokcekus, Omer; Tower, Edward // Southern Economic Journal; Oct97, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p584
Opinion. Presents the authors' views on the effect of import quotas on national welfare in the United States. Arguments that paying interest on cash is better than differential taxation; Why paying interest on cash is better.
- The effects of import quotas on national welfare: Reply.
Palivos, Theodore; Yip, Chong K. // Southern Economic Journal; Oct97, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p588
Opinion. Comments on the effect of import quotas on national welfare in the United States. Replies to the arguments put forward by Omer Gokcekus and Edward Towers that paying interest on cash is better that differential taxation.
- U.S. analysts not cheerful about Mexico's duty hikes.
Ostroff, Jim // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 3/3/1995, Vol. 169 Issue 42, p9
Reports on the plan of Mexico to increase its import duties on apparel and footwear. Countries affected by the proposed increase in import duties; Bound rates allowed under the World Trade Organization; Comments of United States analysts on the proposal.
- Agreement on Import Licensing Procedures.
Gardner, Daniel E. // Business America; Jan1994, Vol. 115 Issue 1, p20
Reports on the United States' objectives regarding the Agreement on Import Licensing Procedures. Tightening of definitions and disciplines with regard to automatic and non-automatic licensing; Results of the agreement; Benefits for US interests.
- Importers, retailers call for faster end to quotas.
Emert, Carol // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 3/21/1995, Vol. 169 Issue 54, p11
Reports on importers and retailers' call for United States government trade officials to phase out quotas on yarn-dyed shirts, T-shirts and children's wear during a hearing before the Committee on the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Arguments of domestic apparel and textile representatives...
- China Steps Up Pressure on U.S. to Restore Quota.
Ostroff, Jim // DNR: Daily News Record; 10/20/97, Vol. 27 Issue 126, p2
The article reports on the efforts of China to restore cutbacks made in several import quotas in the year 1996 for transshipping by the chief textile negotiator of the U.S. in Washington.
- Crude oil imports freed.
Desai, Suresh Thakur // Chemical Business; Sep98, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p61
Reports on the Indian government's decentralization of the importation of furnace oil except low sulphur heavy stock and low sulphur waxy residues. Reasons behind the decision to liberalize imports of aforementioned petroleum stocks.
- MPMA working to relax rules on imports.
Tham, James // Plastics News; 9/22/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 30, p8
Reports that the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in Malaysia lifted an import control on polypropylene and polyethylene on July 3, 1997. Circumstances under which the control was imposed in 1994; Type of materials that manufacturers of plastics will now be allowed to import.
- Import duty upsets basic service operators.
Achar, Aparna // Telecommunications - International Edition; Jul99, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p12
Reports that private basic telecommunication service operators in India are protesting the government's withdrawal of import duty concessions. Impact of additional duties; Operators directly affected.
- ACTION TAKEN DURING THE 86th CONGRESS.
Achar, Aparna // Congressional Digest; Nov60, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p269
Outlines action taken by the U.S. Congress on Caribbean sugar quotas. Amendment of the Sugar Act of 1948 to authorize the president to reduce import quotas of sugar produced in foreign countries; Economic sanctions against the Dominican Republic; Reduction of the quota on sugar imports from Cuba.
- Steel bill's rejection hits home.
Culbertson, Katie // Indianapolis Business Journal; 07/05/99, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p15A
Discusses the impact of the rejection of the bill imposing quota on steel importation on the steel industry in the United States. High level of inventories and low prices for US steel products; Legislators' efforts to help the local industry; Bill passed providing US steel companies with loan...
Culbertson, Katie // Farmers Weekly; 11/3/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p21
A correction to an article about the sugar quota in the European Union that was published in the previous issue is presented.
- Lower tariffs.
Bayer, Alexei // Treasury & Risk Management; Nov/Dec94, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p21
Reports on the Brazilian government's reduction of its import tariffs on some 13,000 products from its Mercosur partners in a bid to dampen inflationary pressures that could undermine the real.
- Competition and the equivalence of tariffs and quotas.
Chen, Xiangqun // American Economist; Fall94, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p36
Considers the conditions under which tariffs and quotas are equivalent. Oligopoly in which conjectural variations are consistent; Quotas' elimination of competition from foreign firms.
- Tariffs, Import Quotas, and Customs Unions.
Yeh, Yeong-Her // Atlantic Economic Journal; Dec92, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p38
Discusses the differences between tariffs and import quotas in their economic effects. Illustration of the differences.
- More on tariffs, import quotas, and customs unions.
Yeh, Yeong-Her // Atlantic Economic Journal; Jun96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p162
Describes how the welfare of a quota-imposing country may increase of decrease after it joins a customs union. Use of curve approach in study; Welfare effects of a customs union for a small, quota-imposing country; Derivation of an offer curve after a customs union.
- A Note on the Equivalence Between Tariffs and Quotas.
Yeh, Yeong-Her // Atlantic Economic Journal; Sep99, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p355
Explores the nonequivalence between tariffs and quotas using an offer-curve approach. Implication of tariff's imposition on the tariff-distorted offer curve; Intersection of the offer curve after an import or export quota; Effect of tariff revenue redistribution to the private sector.
- New import requirements in Brazil.
Yeh, Yeong-Her // World Trade; Jan99, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p20
Reports that the Brazilian government has issued a new list of goods subject to import licensing.
- Israel to Offer More Investment Incentives.
Yeh, Yeong-Her // World Trade; Sep2001, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p16
Presents news briefs from the Middle East as of September 2001. Information on a special task force set up by Israel to review incentives offered to foreign companies; Benefit of the decision of Iran to remove import licensing requirements from several products.
- Curtain call.
Armbruster, William // Journal of Commerce (15307557); 02/10/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p12
Focuses on the impending phase-out of quotas on textile and apparel imports in the U.S. on January 1, 2005. Consequences of a quota-free system; Issues arising from the quota phase-out; Beneficiaries from the phase-out.
- Israel bans import of sildenafil citrate after six deaths in the US.
Siegel-Itzkovich, Judy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 05/30/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7145, p1625
Reports that the import of sildenafil citrate (Viagra), an impotence drug, has been banned by the health industry in Israel. Reason for the ban; Information on the drug; Warning from the Palestinian Authority health ministry; Comment made by the Israeli health ministry's Tel Aviv district...
- An empirical analysis of China's aggregate import demand function.
TANG, Tuck Cheong // China Economic Review (1043951X); Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p142
This study uses the cointegration concept to analyze the long-run relationship of China''s aggregate import demand function for the period 1970�1999. The conventional specification for the import demand function reveals that the volume of imports demanded responds to domestic activity and...
- Quantitative Restrictions in the Presence of Cost-Based Informational Asymmetries.
Herander, Mark G.; Kamp, Brad // Southern Economic Journal; Apr99, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p870
Examines the effects of a quantitative restriction to trade in the presence of a cost-based informational asymmetry within a standard two-period mathematical model of foreign firm entry. Relationship between quota policy and domestic firm signaling behavior; Alteration of realized policy...
- Quota Watch: Going Fast.
Herander, Mark G.; Kamp, Brad // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 6/3/2003, Vol. 185 Issue 111, p9
Presents a chart depicting the clothing quota allocations of several countries.
- Feed manufacturers outrage at cereal import quota plan.
Clarke, Philip; Harris, Robert // Farmers Weekly; 10/18/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 16, p24
Reports on the reaction of animal feed manufacturers to the cereal import quota system planned to be launched in Brussels, Belgium. Objective of the import quota system; Criticism on the import quota system.
- Quota slated to end this year on 20 China silk categories.
Clarke, Philip; Harris, Robert // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 6/10/1997, Vol. 173 Issue 108, p20
Reports on the elimination of the import quota on 20 categories of silk apparel from China at the end of 1997 as part of the United States-China textile agreement.
- The Peculiar Rationality of Beef Import Quotas in Japan.
Anderson, Kym // American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Feb83, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p108
Questions whether liberalization is possible without reducing beef producer protection or drawing on Treasury funds in Japan. Information on the maximum fall in Japan's consumer price of beef under various partial trade liberalization programs; Estimates of annual direct effects of various beef...
- Spain promises EU review of quotas.
Stern, Andy // Daily Variety; 1/10/2002, Vol. 274 Issue 28, p32
Reports on the prioritization of a review of the Television Without Frontiers directive by Spain as it takes over the European Union presidency. Support of Spain of the existing directive's approach to quotas; Possibility of other countries to support stricter quotas.
- U.S. Department of Commerce announces reductions of steel imports from Russia and Brazil.
Stern, Andy // International Law Update; Sep99, Vol. 5, p124
Reports on the United States' reduction of steel imports from Russia and Brazil.
- More garment export quota to be released.
Stern, Andy // Colourage; Jun2002, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p102
Reports on the Indian Ministry of Textiles' plans to release large quantities of quotas under first-come-first-served basis to cope with the surge in the sensitive category of items of exports.
- Portion Control.
Edmark, Tomima // Entrepreneur; Dec1998, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p104
Suggests that a business owner should consider the cost of quotas when thinking about manufacturing offshore. Types of import quotas; Importance of finding reliable and honest buying agents and customs brokers; Web sites to know more about quotas.
- EC Rules on Import Licenses.
Houlton, Sarah // Pharmaceutical Executive; Nov2002, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p24
Reports on the European Court of Justice ruling on import licenses of pharmaceutical companies. Withdrawal of marketing authorization for an older pharmaceutical product; Free movement of a product that was previously examined by the regulatory authority.
- China Posts Fertilizer Quotas.
Houlton, Sarah // Chemical Week; 1/15/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p14
Announces the fertilizer import quotas of China for 2003. Amount of fertilizers that it can import; Condition by which China will be allowed to maintain its fertilizer import quota.
- Deadline looms on chop in China apparel quota.
Ostroff, Jim // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 1/6/1994, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the plan of Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements to issue an official directive announcing the apparel import quota-cut plan for China. Expiration of The United States (US)-China bilateral textile trade agreement in December 31, 1994; Controversy over US demands for...
- China Quotas Challenge Lingerie Firms.
Monget, Karyn // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 12/1/2003, Vol. 186 Issue 111, p16
Innerwear firms are facing a major dilemma as 2004 looms. Makers of intimate apparel are being rocked by what a majority see as he single biggest challenge of the past decade: the Bush Administration's bombshell in November 2003 to cap imports of bras, robes, dressing gowns and knit fabrics from...
- EU WON'T END QUOTAS.
Stern, Andy // Daily Variety; 2/7/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 27, p8
Reports on the refusal of the European Union (EU) to lift quotas on importation of films, television shows and music in Brussels, Belgium. Impact of the quota on the film industries of EU member countries; Reaction of Pascal Lamy, trade commissioner of the EU on the demands of the U.S. to open...
- Quotas making a return engagement.
Stern, Andy // Variety; 10/23/95, Vol. 360 Issue 12, p33
Focuses on the current problems of quotas on media-related issues in the lobbying season of Spain, in October 1995. Current directive on the issue; Revamping of the media program in Brussels.
- Spaniards to meet on quota revamp.
Hopewell, John // Variety; 11/13/95, Vol. 361 Issue 2, p34
Reports on the scheduled meeting of Spain's Federation of Associations of Spanish Audiovisual Productions on November 15, 1995 to discuss on the ways of restructuring Spanish quotas for foreign film imports. Detail on the existing rules and the proposed changes.
- Russian restrictions on EU imports lifted.
Hopewell, John // Grocer; 8/13/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8017, p33
The article reports that Russia has removed import restrictions on produce from Europe, which include fruits and vegetables.
- 83 textile trade lines shifted to OGL.
Hopewell, John // Colourage; Jan1998, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p88
Reports that the government of India further liberalized the import of textile products, shifting 83 trade lines from the list of Special Import Licence (SIL) to the Open General Licence.
- Textile imports surge as curbs are relaxed.
Hopewell, John // Colourage; Jun98, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p77
Reports on the impact of the relaxation of quantitative import restrictions on India's textile imports.
- Textile majors gear up for quota phase-out by expanding capacity.
Hopewell, John // Colourage; Jul2004, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p119
Reports on the efforts of textile manufacturers in India to expand capacity to take advantage of the export opportunities arising from the quota phase-out in 2005.
- New tarriff slows imports, but UK price rise is slim.
Clarke, Philip; Harris, Robert // Farmers Weekly; 11/15/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 20, p20
Discusses the tariff quota regime being introduced by Brussels, Belgium for grain imports. Amount of cheap grain imported from Russia and Ukraine; Benefits of the quota on grain industry of Great Britain; Details of the import quota.
- Argentina, Brazil Clash over Imports.
Clarke, Philip; Harris, Robert // World Trade; Apr99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p14
Reports that Argentina is considering imposing quotas on a variety of products from Brazil. Purpose behind the move; Actions taken by the Argentine government; Agreement between presidents of both countries, Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Carlos Menem.
- EPCG cap for textiles, chemicals lowered.
Clarke, Philip; Harris, Robert // Colourage; Nov99, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p95
Reports on Indian Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha's approval of a major incentive for exporters in the chemicals and textiles sectors by lowering the threshold limit for import of EPCG scheme from Rs. 20 crores to Rs. 1 crore.
Clarke, Philip; Harris, Robert // Cabinet Maker; 12/12/2003, Issue 5368, p7
Presents a letter regarding the true price of imports in Great Britain. Dominance of imported items and the reduction of home market for locally-produced goods; Suggestion to match or improve on quality, delivery times, aftersales service and to develop local production.
- China warms to loosening film quotas.
Groves, Don // Variety; 2/10/2003, Vol. 389 Issue 12, p18
Reports on the proposed reforms on film quotas on foreign investment in China. Supporters of the initiatives; Objectives of reforms on film quotas; Requirements for the implementation of proposals.
- Industry seeks action in D.C.
SanFilippo, Michele // Home Textiles Today; 7/26/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p27
Reports on the lobbying efforts of the textiles industry aiming to seek backing in persuading the U.S. government to keep Chinese imports from flooding the U.S. after quotas are lifted. Planned major media and grassroots campaign against the removal of quotas.