TITLE

Some Estimates for the Effect of Removing Import Tariffs

AUTHOR(S)
Victorio, Antong (Andres G.)
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
International Advances in Economic Research;Feb2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the economic estimates provided for the effect of the removal of import tariffs on the agricultural imports of Thailand. It states that Thailand and New Zealand have signed a Closer Economic Partnership Agreement on April 19, 2005. It notes that the agreement increased quarterly volume by 2.6 million metric tons, an amount equivalent to nearly a tenth of the average of the total imported products. It discusses the estimated positive effects upon the imports of Gross Domestic Products (GDP) and of the relative prices of domestic agricultural products.
ACCESSION #
36296378

 

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