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Author: U.S. International Trade Commission
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: volume, tariff, inv, trade, executive, summary, chapters, impact, appendices, products, beverages, foods, description, non, major, barriers, processed
Number of Pages: 530
ISBN-10: 1457822482
ISBN-13: 9781457822483

Author: Stephen Koplan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, united, schedule, tariff, harmonized
Number of Pages: 2716
Published: 2006-03
ISBN-10: 1422304698
ISBN-13: 9781422304693

Contains the legal text of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), as amended & modified, together with statistical annotations. Legal instruments & admin. actions affecting the 2005 ed. of the HTS are set forth in the section entitled Changes in the Current Ed.Ó Info. about statistical annotations is in the final section of the preface. The legal text of the HTS includes all provisions enacted by Congress or proclaimed by the Pres. These legal provisions are the Gen. Rules of Interpretation; Additional U.S. Rules of Interpretation; Ch. 1-99, headings & subheadings through the 8-digit level (wi

Author: Robert E. Robertson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: could, reduce, cost, users, quotas, import, program, changing, method, setting, sugar
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1999-03
ISBN-10: 0788188879
ISBN-13: 9780788188879

In 1998, U.S. consumers used 9.9 million tons of sugar, 16% of which was imported. The amount of sugar imported into the U.S. is determined annually by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), which administers the U.S. sugar program. The U.S. Trade Rep. (USTR), working with USDA, allocates shares of the tariff-rate quota among 40 countries. This report examines USDA's and USTR's administration of the tariff-quota for imported sugar (IS) and its effect on U.S. cane sugar refiners and consumers. Describes and evaluates: USDA's procedures for setting the tariff-quota for IS, and USTR's procedures f

Author: Kanokpan Lao-Araya
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: due, lost, afta, tariff, reductions, revenue, cope, pdr, lao, myanmar, viet, nam, cambodia
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2008-12-01
ISBN-10: 1437907334
ISBN-13: 9781437907339

In joining the Assoc. of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and ASEAN Free Trade Area, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Viet Nam have agreed to comply with the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) Scheme, which reduces intra-ASEAN tariff rates on certain imports and may reduce gov¿t. revenue. This study proposes tax structure and tax admin. reforms and other policies that can be introduced to enhance revenue collection. They can: Strategically allocate goods among the four CEPT scheme lists; Improve their tax systems by replacing traditional general sales taxes with Value Added Tax; Reduce

Author: Julian A. Lampietti
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: armenia, lessons, poor, pricing, utility
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2001-05
ISBN-10: 0821349228
ISBN-13: 9780821349229

'Utility Pricing and the Poor' evaluates the 1999 electricity tariff increase and the potential for improved water-sector cost recovery, with a particular focus on service accessibility and affordability for the poor. A two-stage approach is recommended. In the first stage, revenues should be increased by ensuring payment from households that have reliable service but are not paying their bills. After collection capacity is strengthened, the utility should implement a program of tariff adjustment, based on improved service and meter-based billing.

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: barriers, world, trade, tariff, non, tariffs, role, looking
Number of Pages: 305
Published: 2005-12-08
ISBN-10: 9264014608
ISBN-13: 9789264014602

Despite all the talk of globalisation, the world economy is still far from the textbook model of unfettered trade, of a global market place without barriers. As far as trade in goods is concerned, non-tariff barriers at and behind the border have been lowered significantly in the course of successive trade negotiations, but more can be done. This is the message conveyed by the Doha Development Agenda, the mandate of which includes negotiations to further improve market access for non-agricultural products. The studies in this volume review concerns that exporters and governments have raised ab

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: liberalising, trade, benefits, products, energy, environmental
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 2006-06
ISBN-10: 9264024816
ISBN-13: 9789264024816

This collection of studies is intended to help trade negotiators navigate through the international discussion over liberalising trade in environmental goods and services by exploring in greater depth three categories of environmental goods: environmentally preferable products, renewable-energy products and energy-efficient products. Its three chapters consider the scope and definition of each product category, examine tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade, and explain the environmental effects of liberalising such goods. This book follows a previous volume, Trade that Benefits the Environme
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