TITLE

Voluntary Export Restraints

AUTHOR(S)
Mason, Mike
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Globalization & Development: A Glossary;2005, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry on "Voluntary Export Restraints" is presented. It refers to the agreement between the U.S. and other states to restrict imports into the U.S. The U.S. Trade Act of 1974 authorized the U.S. to take punitive action against countries that were found guilty of unfair trading.
ACCESSION #
36172436

 

Related Articles

  • ANALYSIS OF NON-TARIFF MEASURES: THE CASE OF NON-AUTOMATIC IMPORT LICENSING. Grosso, Massimo Geloso; Kleitz, Anthony; Fliess, Barbara // OECD Papers;2003, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p1 

    Presents a detailed analysis of non-automatic import licensing. Characteristics of import licensing regimes; Identification of various aspects of licensing that act as barriers to trade for business; Issues and concerns of non-tariff measures; Nature of licensing imposed for non-economic...

  • EU banana trade tariff quota lowered.  // Food & Drink Technology;Dec2005/Jan2006, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p12 

    The article reports that the European Union (EU) has been pressurized to lower its protection of the Caribbean banana industry. The EU ministers have decided to support an import tariff of 176 per tonne from January 1, 2005 for all World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries. They have...

  • Protection Racket.  // New Republic;4/25/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 15, p7 

    Presents an editorial regarding United States President George W. Bush's use of protectionism for short-term political gain. Reference to a Commerce Department report showing a February 2005 trade deficit of $61 billion; Surge of Chinese textile and clothing imports due to the expiration of the...

  • Summary of Arguments on Protection vs Free Trade.  // Congressional Digest;Mar1932, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p87 

    It is claimed that proponents of the free trade tend to a static view of the society. Free trade means that exchange between countries shall take place without measures that cause the domestic production of articles which in the absence of restriction would be imported. It does not mean that...

  • Latin America free traders fret over backyard protectionism.  // American Journal of Transportation;3/26/2012, Issue 528, p8 

    The article reports on the move of several countries in Latin America to implement protectionism to help their own struggling industries in the face of strong local currencies, high taxation, and labor costs. It highlights the move of Argentina, Mexico and Brazil to implement several initiatives...

  • The Consumer's Position in Retaliatory Import-Export Restrictions. Groke, Paul O. // Journal of Retailing;Spring71, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p18 

    These projective observations call for some pragmatic resolutions for trade liberalism versus protectionism. This year more than fifty member nations of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade who participated in the "Kennedy round" of tariff negotiations have cut duties on some 60,000 items...

  • The fight goes on. Tirschwell, Peter // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/01/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 35, p6 

    Deals with the issues regarding the elimination of international trade quotas by the World Trade Organization by January 1, 2005. Role of the quota system in the prevalence of smuggling; Misconceptions surrounding the elimination of quotas; Explanation for the complexity in importing textiles...

  • Some Thoughts On 2005. Reichard, Robert S. // Textile World;Nov2004, Vol. 154 Issue 11, p14 

    While cautiously optimistic, the "Textile World" periodical isn't 100% sure the profit estimates will be hit. One big concern, of course, is imports-and more specifically, how the China card will be played out. Since 1999, when some quotas were lifted, imports of shoes and apparel from that...

  • TALKS PLANNED TO SETTLE AUTOMOTIVE DISPUTE.  // Automotive Logistics;Mar/Apr2005, p14 

    Focuses on the high-level talks that will commence at the end of March 2005 to address the impasse between Argentina and Brazil over the imbalance of automotive sector quotas. Information on the ro-ro services between Argentina and Brazil; Details on the trade surplus guidelines of the Mercour...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics