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Tariffs - The Economic Effect of Tariffs - Economics - About.com
In my article "The Softwood Lumber Dispute" we saw an example of a tariff placed on a foreign good. A tariff is simply a tax or duty placed on an imported good ...
Why Are Tariffs Preferable to Quotas? - Economics - About.com
In this article we look at why tariffs are often preferred to import quotas. There's a few reasons why tariffs are more desirable than quotas.
The Softwood Lumber Dispute - Economics - About.com
... What Are Tariffs and How Do They Effect the Economy? What Are Tariffs and How Do They Effect the Economy? Lumber Futures Profile · What Is International  ...
Tariffs: Definition, Examples, Pros and Cons
Sep 25, 2014 ... Tariffs are taxes or duties levied on imports, usually to protect domestic industries and jobs. Instead, they often do the opposite.
Definition of Tariff of Abominations - 19th Century History - About.com
The Tariff of Abominations was the name given to the Tariff of 1828 by outraged southerners who felt the tax on imports was excessive and unfairly targeted their  ...
What Is the Smoot-Hawley Tariff? - American History Q&A
Answer: The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of June 1930 raised US tariffs to historically high levels. This piece of legislation was originally intended to help protect ...
Morrill Tariff the Real Cause of the Civil War? - 19th Century History
Some people claim the real cause of the American Civil War was a forgotten law passed in early 1861, the Morrill Tariff. This law, which taxed imports to the ...
What Is GATT - General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade - US Politics
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) provided global trade rules as well as a framework for trade disputes from 1948 to 1994. It was one of three ...
Trade Protectionism: Definition, Advantages and Disadvantages
Sep 18, 2014 ... Trade protectionism is how countries raise tariffs and reduce imports to protect their domestic industries. Here's pros, cons and examples.
Moving Glossary - Tariff - Movers and Tariffs - About.com
If you're hiring movers for your interstate move, the moving company must publish their moving tariff. A tariff contains everything you need to know about the ...
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