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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For years, a slew of tariff and nontariff barriers have been applied to foreign cars in order to keep the made-in-Malaysia Proton comparatively cheap.
market is generally open, our exports face foreign tariffs that often soar into double digits, as well as a thicket of nontariff barriers.
Speaking at meeting with members of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) at the Federation House, the Indian High Commissioner stressed the need to focus on improving trade infrastructure and removing tariff and nontariff barriers on both sides for promoting the bilateral trade.
Basit said that India needs to be flexible when it comes to Pakistan in terms of nontariff barriers to trade.
Chamber of Commerce following her recent meeting with President Obama, Merkel said that an ambitious and comprehensive TTIP agreement could be reached by the end of 2015 that lowers both customs and nontariff barriers and that eliminates, or at least reduces, the high costs associated with duplicative regulations and divergent standards between the two major economic powers.
During the two-day talks in Tokyo preceding a series of TPP meetings of the 12 member states starting Tuesday in Bali, Indonesia, the two sides are expected to discuss issues including automobiles and nontariff barriers in nine areas including insurance, intellectual property and investment.
We have only slightly more than two years ahead to realize the ASEAN Community by 2015, while daunting tasks remain to be addressed," Hun Sen said, citing such key areas as tariff and nontariff barriers, investment liberalization, connectivity and transportation, institutional building and regulatory reforms.
Outstanding issues have prevented the resumption of the negotiations, which have been suspended since 2004, such as Japan's removal of nontariff barriers.
1 in economic incentive regime, also leading in tariff and nontariff barriers to show its less regulated market.
The keys to improving global competitiveness and improving North American relations are in the standardization and harmonization of rules that currently separate the two countries, those nontariff barriers described by Hodgson.
reduction in nontariff barriers by India that'll also lead to a full expansion
Earlier GATT rounds having cut tariffs to generally low levels, the Tokyo Round addressed nontariff barriers, such as the negotiated quotas that from 1969 to 1974 limited U.