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  Tariff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tax, tariff and trade rules in modern times are usually set together because of their common impact on industrial policy, investment policy, and agricultural policy.
A trade bloc is a group of allied countries agreeing to minimize or eliminate tariffs against trade with each other, and possibly to impose protective tariffs on imports from outside the bloc.
The opposition to all tariffs is part of the free trade principle; the World Trade Organization aims to reduce tariffs and to avoid countries discriminating between other countries when applying tariffs.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Tariff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The opposition to all tariffs is called the free trade principle; the World Trade Organization aims to reduce tariffs and to avoid countries discriminating between other countries when applying tariffs.
Historians and economists have always been perplexed, because every analysis of the real economic impact of tariffs has shown their effect to be rather small on the economy as a whole, of minor importance to the economies of different regions, and of substantial importance to only a handful of industries (especially wool and automobiles).
Whereas Aldrich was a New England businessman and a master of the complexities of the tariff, the Midwestern Republican insurgents were rhetoricians and lawyers who distrusted the special interests and assumed the tariff was sheer robbery for the benefit of fat cats at the expense of the ordinary consumer.
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 Costa Rica CUSTOMS AND DUTIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Initially, the import tariff was primarily for revenue raising purposes, but in 1954 it was increased to protect Costa Rican industry.
Import duties usually included a specific duty on the gross weight in kilograms and ad valorem duties of varying percentages of the CIF (cost, insurance, and freight) value of the imported goods.
Import duties on raw materials, bulk grains, and oilseeds were reduced to 1% in 1996.
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 Import Tariff Encyclopedia Article @ WorldlyGoods.com (Worldly Goods)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
An import tariff or import duty is a schedule of duties imposed by a country on imported goods.
Reducing the level of imports by making them more expensive relative to domestic substitutes (this lowers a balance of trade deficit).
In the United Kingdom, import tariffs were abolished by Harold Macmillan's Conservative government in 1959, a method which arguably did much to increase American cultural influence in the UK.
www.worldlygoods.com /encyclopedia/Import_tariff   (314 words)

  
 Arabic words in English: live usage examples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
(A pure revenue tariff is a tax on goods not produced in the country, like coffee perhaps.) Tax, tariff and trade rules in modern times are usually set together because of their common impact on industrial policy, investment policy, and agricultural policy.
(Imports that were not taxed were "free".) The second issue was the political dimension of the tariff.
The result was a wool tariff that helped the farmers by a high rate on imported wool—a tariff the American manufacturers had to pay—together with a high tariff on finished woollens and worsted goods.
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 Tariff - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The distinction between protective and revenue tariffs is subtle: revenue tariffs offer protection, and protective tariffs produce some revenue.
The Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act of 1894 did lower overall rates from 50 percent to 42 percent, but contained so many concessions to protectionism that Cleveland refused to sign it.
Woodrow Wilson made a drastic lowering of tariff rates a major priority for his presidency.
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