Some Estimates for the Effect of Removing Import Tariffs

Victorio, Antong (Andres G.)
February 2009
International Advances in Economic Research;Feb2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p138
Academic Journal
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.


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