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On Taxation

“In levying duties for revenue it is doubtless proper to make such discriminations within the revenue principle as will afford incidental protection to our home interests.”

-James K. Polk


Barbados decides to lower applied tariff on cement: A good or bad thing?

Alicia Nicholls

Barbados’ Minister of Industry & Commerce, the Hon. Donville Inniss, recently announced that the country’s applied import tariff on hydraulic cement which stood at 60% would be lowered to as low as 5%. 1,058 more words

How the Tariffs have Affected Tire Prices

Some of the largest independent tire dealers in the country visited the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas Nov. 3-6.

I had a chance to talk with many of them about pricing. 502 more words

Tariff Remains a Critical Trade Barrier Worldwide for the Textile and Apparel Sector

According to data from the World Trade Organization:

  1. In 2013, average applied tariff rate remained at 10.73% for textiles and 18.25% for apparel worldwide. Compared with the average tariff rate for all sectors, the rate for textiles on average is…
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International Trade

Import substitution

Mr Consul-General Chapman writes from Rio de Janeiro in 1902 (BPP, link, p. 19):

“With the exception of Guinness’s stout, British beers were supplanted some time since in Rio by German light lager and pilsener; but German beers have now in their turn given way to beers made in the country. 104 more words


(L60) Made In China: American Monopolies

Would you pay 20% more to shop at a store that sells only American-made goods?

Well, the answer to this question depends on what the product I am in search of is. 177 more words


Sky Talk Anytime To Increase By Nearly 19% But Will Include UK Mobiles

Sky is increasing its charges for voice services from 1 December 2015.  For those on an Anytime package, costs will increase by an inflation-busting 18.9% from £22.40 per month to £26.65, made up of: 168 more words