The severity of the global recession has fuelled fears that it could prompt governments to raise tariff walls
and subsidies to protect their food industries: both types of protection have already been increased this year by the European Union (EU)--for instance new dairy market intervention--and the United States--retaliatory duties to the EU's hormone-treated beef ban is one example.
Cotton textiles, which became Britain's leading industrial sector, were unprotected; it was the older linen and woollen industries that hid behind tariff walls
To provide high-wage jobs for low-skill American workers, he wants zero net immigration and a "social tariff" penalizing companies that invest abroad; to teach people skills, he wants "single-payer education" from kindergarten to college; he wants tariff walls
and national health insurance.
And some people are calling for huge bureaucracies to pile more bricks on top of our already high tariff walls
Australian manufacturers exported products worth more than $2 billion to China last year despite that country s high tariff walls
He noted that instead of hiding behind high tariff walls
the agriculture sector needed to focus on improving its competitiveness.
someone who believes that nation states can best survive in a wider trading group that has a common identity forged by strong tariff walls
In response to the collapse of demand in 1929, it erected high tariff walls
So in a post-Doha world, these countries could protect their leaf (and associated manufacturing) industries with higher tariff walls
, while having often free access to overseas markets--global tobacco companies will doubtless take note.
Hafeez Pasha said the report prepared by MHDC suggests that the export encourages South Asian countries to protect their local industries behind tariff walls
, thereby narrowing the scope for intra-regional exports.
Sales in April were 20% higher than the same month in 2009 and, with continuing high tariff walls
against importing new cars, look set to keep boosting local production.
First, the innocent one: the Chinese government may have been legitimately protecting infant automobile or computing industries (both high tariff products), nurturing them behind tariff walls
regardless of the short-run losses in revenue.