discriminatory tariff

discriminatory tariff

a TARIFF that is applied on an imported product at different rates depending upon the country of origin of those IMPORTS. Discriminating tariffs distort the pattern of international trade and are generally prohibited by the WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION unless practised within a CUSTOMS UNION.
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Trai said it got a complaint that some telecom operators are launching tariffs without filing it with the regulator and offering discriminatory tariff to individual customers within the same class.
By ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Terming Most Favoured Nations (MFN) status as the most misleading term, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said that Pakistan is removing gradually discriminatory tariff regime and non-tariff hurdles in trade with India.
The WTO last week made public a final panel ruling upholding a complaint filed by Ecuador against the EU's discriminatory tariff treatment of imported bananas.
We also analyze the impacts of two different tariff regimes: a uniform tariff regime, as required by the Most-Favored-Nations (MFN) clause of the GATT/WTO, and a discriminatory tariff regime.
I would like to know who exactly is going to benefit from this unfair and discriminatory tariff," says Luiz Alixandre, of Mogi de Card Soluvel.
Shoe exports from Vietnam to the UNited States have been around 10% of exports from Indonesia, but after the lifting of the discriminatory tariff Vietnam will have an equal treatment which will strengthen its competitiveness.
Trade creation measures the increase in a country's total imports resulting from a discriminatory tariff cut while trade diversion measures any shift in imports between sources.
Furthermore, they assumed that supplies of different countries are perfect substitutes for each other, whereas recent studies by Collier [1979], Grossman [1982], and Anderson [1985] have shown that the degree of substitutability in demand between these supplies is important in determining how customs unions and other discriminatory tariff changes affect welfare.
We share the concern of Ecuador and several other Latin American banana exporters regarding the continued existence of a discriminatory tariff rate quota in the EU's current banana regime.
The statement says, "Prohibition of discriminatory tariff is necessary to ensure that service providers continue to fulfill obligations in keeping internet open and non-discriminatory.
European companies are very worried by the increase of non-transparent and discriminatory tariff and non-tariff barriers in key third countries' markets.
However inefficient regulatory procedures and/or the lack of adequate unbundling in some Member States may be leading to high network tariffs or inappropriate and possibly discriminatory tariff structures.