Essays Tagged: "tariffs"

Advantages of technology in the international market

or increased profits and governments are beginning to listen.Since 1986 (GATT) General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade have taken the incitive to move towards the liberalization of international trade. ... y means including accelerating initial Japanese tariff cuts by 50%. China will also cut a number of tariffs by 30%. Indonesia and other APEC members are also reducing tariffs sharply. What sets APEX a ...

(3 pages) 210 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Import Vs. Export Substitution.

ic markets. While the industrial countries of today rely primarily upon the usage of relatively low tariffs, developing countries apply high tariffs or quantitative restrictions which either limit or ...

(2 pages) 122 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Stamp Act Protest. After the French and Indian War. British tried to recover from Debt.

urden of sustaining the British troops in the colonies. The colonists were then enforced with harsh tariffs such as the well known Stamp Act. However, the protest of the colonist was such that the act ... he military defenses of the colonies.Colonist responded with protest for this and all other imposed tariffs. They were exceptionally upset when the British announced that colonial offenders were to be ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

US-Japan Automobile Trade Relations

tep required for the U.S. auto makers to sell competitively in Japan is not to impose of ridiculous tariffs, but to have Detroit bring up the quality to Japanese standards. All in all, the U.S.'s deci ...

(5 pages) 159 1 3.7 Dec/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Power of Congress to Regulate and Enfore the Interstate Trade Clause in the Constitution

tate rights. The Articles of Confederation did not allow the national government to levy taxes, set tariffs, or regulate interstate. These flaws in the articles led to perhaps one of the greatest poli ...

(6 pages) 104 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

NAFTA - Canadian viewpoint

rade and investment for each country. The Reciprocity Treaty in the mid-19th century which removed tariffs on cross-border trade in so called "natural products" but not generally manufactured goods w ... reements in 1935 and 1938. However, the 1938 agreement was suspended when the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was established, as an outcome of the failed Havana Charter and the propose ...

(7 pages) 135 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

This an essay about the pros and cons of NAFTA and its effects on the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

between the North American countries. The treaty was put into effect January 1, 1994 and eliminated tariffs on many internationals goods. It would phase out other tariffs over a two decade period (May ... htsNAFTA was created to amplify and promote commerce among North American countries. Elimination of tariffs would increase exports and create a greater, more stable and much more efficient North Ameri ...

(5 pages) 731 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Protesting during international financial conferences.

Uruguay Round begun in 1986 and the Tokyo Round started in 1973, the Seattle Round looked to slash tariffs, abolish subsidies and open up investment for companies seeking to get into global markets. ... pressing need to coordinate and reinvent policies for an integrated world.The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade emerged after World War Two in 1947 with the aim to establish a stable, multilater ...

(8 pages) 74 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The rise of the Democrats and Whigs

and supporters. Of the many issues the Whigs and the Democrats disagreed on, slavery, banking, and tariffs were the most prominent arguments.Southerners and south descendents in northern states gener ... from Ireland and Germany also supported them. Generally the Democrats opposed a strong government, tariffs, were pro-slavery, and wanted strong national banks. New England citizens and their descenda ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Biography of George Washington

be a great idea. Washington decided to pay the debts of the state to help them out. He also issued tariffs on imports, which became one of the main sources of wealth for America. Washington enforced ...

(2 pages) 55 1 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

President Franklin D. Roosevelt a liberal and President Herbert C. Hoover as a conservative.

In the 1920s the American economy was headed towards an economic depression. The tariffs passed by the government and actions of proprietors had led to the downfall of the American ...

(4 pages) 124 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Leadership in the Global Economy.

y shaped by its common commercial policy. The Treaty of Rome required member states to adopt common tariffs, liberalization, export promotion, and trade policies.World Trade Organization (WTO)The EU i ... types:'Within the EU customs union itself, international trading relationships which are free from tariffs and from other impedimentsWith fellow WTO members (on the basis of mutual most-favoured nati ...

(15 pages) 387 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Andrew Jacksons presidency.

bility for people to possess rights and be free. Incidents such as the Indian Removal Act, Southern Tariffs, Nullification Crisis, and the Gag Rule are some examples that help support that Jacksonian ... got rid of people on the grounds that they didn't support his ways. Another incident dealt with the tariffs Jackson instituted in the South. Jackson had promised the south a reduction in duties to lev ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Why the Civil War started.

Civil War, but after researching I have found that three main causes were sectionalism, slavery and tariffs. People of America became loyal to the states they lived in and the area around them, which ... Northerners did not want slavery opposed to the southerners that did. Northerners found no harm in tariffs, on the other hand southerners did.Sectionalism caused Americans to grow apart; many people ...

(3 pages) 77 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

How Canadians Lived Through The Depression Years (dirty thirties).

apparent that none of the methods were very effective. To begin with, Prime Minister Bennett raised tariffs hoping to protect and encourage homeland industries and transferred large sums of funds to t ... usion, there were many methods that were used to deal with the Depression, such as introducing high tariffs, relief camps, government relief and day to day things men and women did to ease or countera ...

(2 pages) 26 0 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Australian TCF Industry Tariff Redutions.

. The Australian TCF industry is no exception to this rule, enjoying high levels of protection with tariffs running as high as 30%. Tariffs are taxes imposed by the government to provide protection ag ... ign imports that can offer the same products for a cheaper price. To evaluate the impact of reduced tariffs it is important to understand that tariffs affect the economy in a number of ways. Firstly a ...

(5 pages) 65 2 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Can the global strategy be used for service industries?

tation of another country's resources, such as labor, raw materials, exchange rates, import duties, tariffs and taxes. Strategically, a service industry type firm could also capitalize on being the pi ...

(4 pages) 469 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Jeffersonians and the Federalists.

r people. It was as if the higher people didn't have much faith in the common folk. They had passed tariffs and taxes to help private businesses. The Federalists wanted to hear and talk with the peopl ...

(3 pages) 70 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

A report on womens rights in colonial America, using source documents.

History has done much to call attention to the Northerners looking to abolish slavery, and put high tariffs on imports, and the Southerners looking to promote the slave trade, and reduce or eliminate ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

This essay is about President Andrew Jackson discussing whether he was a good or a bad president.

e had bold commitment to enforce laws and fight back against secession threats from South. Two high tariffs were passed during 1828 and 1833 which increased taxes on imported foreign goods. The south ...

(1 pages) 50 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays