Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/66087
Authors: 
Feldman, David
Richardson, Martin
Year of Publication: 
2001
Series/Report no.: 
New Zealand Trade Consortium Working Paper 16
Abstract: 
This paper explores the consequences of discriminatory trade liberalization in the presence of quota-protected single-firm industries. In recent years, trade liberalization among developing nations increasingly has occurred outside of the multi-lateral, GATT-based, negotiating rounds. Instead we have discriminatory “mini-lateral” arrangements like NAFTA, MERCOSUR, the Andean Pact, or ASEAN. At the same time, protection often takes the form of quantitative restraints and other non-tariff barriers. Lastly, the single-firm industry is a common occurrence in developing economies both currently and historically.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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