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External Tariff Liberalization in CARICOM

External Tariff Liberalization in CARICOM »

Source: External Tariff Liberalization in CARICOM : A Commodity-Level Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2008/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Azim Sadikov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451868951

Keywords: external tariff, CARICOM, tariff rate, tariff rates, member imports,

This paper estimates the impact of the tariff liberalization in four largest CARICOM countries (Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago) on their trade flows. I trace changes in the product-line imports...

Vietnam

Vietnam »

Source: Vietnam : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451840414

Keywords: tariff revenues, tariff rates, mfn tariffs, import demand, tariff reductions, Viet Nam,

This Selected Issues paper assesses the impact of Vietnam's World Trade Organization (WTO) accession. It describes the main terms of Vietnam's accession as regards trade in goods and services, and uses a partial eq...

Vietnam: Selected Issues

Vietnam: Selected Issues »

Source: Vietnam : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451840414

Keywords: tariff revenues, tariff rates, mfn tariffs, import demand, tariff reductions, Viet Nam,

This Selected Issues paper assesses the impact of Vietnam's World Trade Organization (WTO) accession. It describes the main terms of Vietnam's accession as regards trade in goods and services, and uses a partial eq...

Vietnam: Selected Issues

Vietnam: Selected Issues »

Source: Vietnam : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2007/385

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451840414

Keywords: tariff revenues, tariff rates, mfn tariffs, import demand, tariff reductions, Viet Nam,

This Selected Issues paper assesses the impact of Vietnam's World Trade Organization (WTO) accession. It describes the main terms of Vietnam's accession as regards trade in goods and services, and uses a partial eq...

Temporary Import Tariffs, the Real Exchange Rate and the Current Account*

Temporary Import Tariffs, the Real Exchange Rate and the Current Account* »

Source: Temporary Import Tariffs, the Real Exchange Rate and the Current Account

Volume/Issue: 1988/80

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 August 1988

ISBN: 9781451955347

Keywords: real exchange rate, exchange rate, exchange rates, import tariffs, import tariff

In this paper a general equilibrium intertemporal model with optimizing consumers and producers is developed to analyze how the imposition of a temporary import tariff affects the path of real exchange rates and th...

Tariffs and the Macroeconomy

Tariffs and the Macroeconomy »

Source: Tariffs and the Macroeconomy : Some Empirical Evidence

Volume/Issue: 1989/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 September 1989

ISBN: 9781451960266

Keywords: tariff rate, tariff rates, trade flows, terms of trade, bilateral trade

This paper examines the macroeconomic impact of tariffs. Existing theoretical models do not provide clear-cut predictions concerning the co-movement between unilateral tariff changes and a set of macroeconomic vari...

Import-Reducing Effect of Trade Barriers

Import-Reducing Effect of Trade Barriers »

Source: Import-Reducing Effect of Trade Barriers : A Cross-Country Investigation

Volume/Issue: 2001/216

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Qing Wang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451954692

Keywords: Trade-Barriers, Tariff, non-tariff trade barriers, trade barriers, trade protection, bilateral trade, trade flows, tariff rates, Econometric Modeling,

A comprehensive empirical investigation is carried out to ascertain the import-reducing effect of trade protection barriers. We first present a statistical summary of the status of global trade protection. Then, ba...

Outsourcing Tariff Evasion

Outsourcing Tariff Evasion »

Source: Outsourcing Tariff Evasion : A New Explanation for Entrepôt Trade

Volume/Issue: 2005/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861211

Keywords: Tax Evasion, Indirect Trade, tariff rate, tariff rates, indirect export, indirect exports, export rate, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue,

Traditional explanations for indirect trade carried out through an entrepôt have focused on savings in transport costs and on the role of specialized agents in processing and distribution. We provide an alternative...

Tariff-Tax Reforms in Large Economies

Tariff-Tax Reforms in Large Economies »

Source: Tariff-Tax Reforms in Large Economies

Volume/Issue: 2012/139

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Juha Tervala , and Giovanni Ganelli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2012

ISBN: 9781475503944

Keywords: Tariff-tax reform, imperfect competition, trade negotiations, open economy macroeconomics, tax reform, consumption tax, tariff rate

This paper studies tariff-tax reforms in a calibrated two-region global New Keynesian model composed of a developing and an advanced region. In our baseline calibration, a revenue-neutral reform that lowers tariffs...

Trade in the WAEMU

Trade in the WAEMU »

Source: Trade in the WAEMU : Developments and Reform Opportunities

Volume/Issue: 2008/68

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hans Weisfeld , and Manuela Goretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2008

ISBN: 9781451869309

Keywords: WAEMU, Economic Partnership Agreement, trade liberalization, trade diversion, tariff revenue, tariff rates, trade regime,

This paper provides an overview of trade reform in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) since 1996 and a quantitative assessment of potential effects on trade patterns and tariff revenue of the curr...