Non-Tariff Barriers


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Non-Tariff Barriers

Trade barriers other than tariffs. A common example is a countervailing duty, which enacts a tariff under certain defined circumstances. Non-tariff barriers have the same restrictive effect on trade as tariffs. They have become more common as the World Trade Organization has gradually reduced the circumstances under which a tariff may be imposed.
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The business community underlined the difficulties being faced by Pakistani exporters in face of non-tariff barriers in India.
Pakistan's Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood and his Indian counterpart Rahul Khullar resumed direct talks on trade expansion and removal of non-tariff barriers between the two countries.
The agreement, due to come into force in July 2011, will remove virtually all import duties between the two economies as well as many non-tariff barriers.
Then they look at India's engagement with the world economy, the evolution of trade relations between the European Union and India, the Indian clothing and footwear industries, non-tariff barriers, preparing for an agreement, and what if the twain should meet at last.
He requested KCCI and other trade bodies to identify and bring to his knowledge the items facing non-tariff barriers so that he could pursue their case with the Indian authorities.
The motion also called for the removal of non-tariff barriers impeding EU trade with Turkey.
In "Limits to Free Trade: Non-Tariff Barriers in the European Union, Japan and United States", David Hanson (Associate Professor of International Business, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) focuses on the increasing use of non-tariff barriers imposed upon international trading by the economic powerhouses of Japan, the European Common Market, and the United States.
He said that Afghanistan slaps many tariff and non-tariff barriers on Pakistani exporters, depriving them from enhancing exports of fruits, cement, pharmaceutical products, ready made garments, leather jackets to Central Asian Republics (CARs).
Hatoyama told Sarkozy on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit that Japan will consider easing non-tariff barriers that the EU says are detrimental to its industries and that have prevented the two sides from starting EPA negotiations.
They emphasise that, although over the years tariff barriers have been reduced considerably, non-tariff barriers still exist and they hinder the free flow of goods and services.
Paragraph 31 (iii) of the Doha mandate, agreed by all WTO members in 2001, calls for a reduction or elimination of tariffs and non-tariff barriers on EGS.
5-8, 2009 in Tunis, an international conference focusing on international trade non-tariff barriers and their impacts on development.