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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They will never change and remove the non-tariff barriers prior to negotiations to that effect.
Moreover, he said there were a number of non-tariff barriers including higher charges by Iranian authorities such as high visa fee, road tax from Pakistan vehicles, load tax and frequent charges in import regime in Iran.
Locke's remarks came after a meeting with Sharma where the two sides reviewed progress on thorny issues, such as market access and non-tariff barriers.
We should absolutely not be looking to review or unwind our trade agreements, as has been suggested by unions and the Australian Labor Party, but should be focusing on the development of a coordinated strategy to address non-tariff barriers so as to best position the agriculture sector to capitalise on the outcomes of bilateral and regional FTAs.
He, however, emphasized to make a strong case for reduction in non-tariff barriers (NTBs), and other impediments to Pakistan and Afghanistan trade.
He said that Pakistan's cement sector still faces non-tariff barrier at Indian borders, despite various measures taken by the government to enhance bilateral trade between two countries.
Non-tariff barriers had been a key issue for Pakistani businessmen while accessing the Indian market, he said and added that there were genuine non-tariff barriers related to the complexity of regulatory
ISLAMABAD, October 17, 2011 (Frontier Star): India would have to remove its massive non-tariff barriers in order to avail Pakistan's, in principle, offer of Most Favored Nation (MFN) status, well-placed officials told Online on Sunday.
Non-tariff barriers (NTBs), such as standards, customs procedures or discriminatory tax practices have become key obstacles to European firms' expansion on emerging markets, especially in Asia, according to a communication adopted by the European Commission, on 16 December in Strasbourg.
Uganda has developed an information exchange system that will enable East Africans to report non-tariff barriers (NTBs) through a short message service (SMS) on their smartphones.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) on Monday urged India to remove all non-tariff barriers to help boost trade from the current level of $2.6 billion to $8 billion.
An innovative online tool by UNCTAD and the African Union is set to help African countries navigate non-tariff barriers as the continent opens its free trade area.