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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The comprehensive list of imports subject to discriminatory tariff that apply only on Chinese goods entering the US are seen as unreasonable since tariffs are applied on all trading nations.
Bangladesh Bidi Workers Federation collected mass signature of about 5 lakh people from across the country demanding the withdrawal of discriminatory tariff policy and various demands of the bidi industry.
Provided that different tariffs in the nature of ' vertical price squeeze' shall be a case of discriminatory tariff." 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.
His partial equilibrium approach yields an ex ante estimate of the increase in imports produced by eliminating a discriminatory tariff. International economists traditionally divide this increase into two components: trade creation and trade diversion.
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.
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.