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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2018, Asia Pacific

Asia at the Forefront: Growth Challenges for the Next Decade and Beyond

Growth in the first half of 2018 was softer than in 2017, especially in advanced economies.

Revenue Implications of Trade Liberalization

Revenue Implications of Trade Liberalization »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Reint Gropp , Liam Ebrill , and Janet Stotsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758132.084

ISBN: 9781557758132

Keywords: trade liberalization, tariff rate, trade taxes, tariff rates, international trade

The apparent contradiction between trade liberalization and continuing high trade tax revenue raises the important question of how, precisely, the one affects the other. Although policymakers generally recognize th...

Trade Liberalization in Fund-Supported Programs

Trade Liberalization in Fund-Supported Programs »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Robert Sharer , and Piritta Sorsa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 February 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757074.083

ISBN: 9781557757074

Keywords: trade reform, trade liberalization, trade regime, trade taxes, tariff reform

This study asseses trade liberalization in programs supported by the IMF by reviewing multiyear arrangements in the 1990s and six detailed case studies. It also discusses the main economic factors affecting trade p...

Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa

Trade Reform and Regional Integration in Africa »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757692.071

ISBN: 9781557757692

Keywords: trade liberalization, regional integration, trade reform, trade taxes, tariff rates

Edited by Zubair Iqbal and Mohsin Khan, this volume is a collection of papers given at a seminar on trade issues in Africa, conducted by the IMF nad the African Economic Research Consortium. It represents the views...

Foreign and Intratrade Policies of Arab Countries

Foreign and Intratrade Policies of Arab Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 December 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557753052.071

ISBN: 9781557753052

Keywords: trade liberalization, exporters, tariff structure, nontariff barriers, foreign trade

The challenge facing the Arab countries to maintain economic growth in the face of the deteriorating terms of trade affecting all developing countries was addressed in a seminar held in Abu Dhabi in early 1992. Thi...

Estimation of Trade Protection in Middle East and North African Countries

Estimation of Trade Protection in Middle East and North African Countries »

Source: Estimation of Trade Protection in Middle East and North African Countries

Volume/Issue: 2000/27

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Maria-Angels Oliva

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451844511

Keywords: rankings, tariff rates, average tariff, tariff levels, trade liberalization

This paper studies the structure and evolution of trade protection in the Middle East and North African (MENA) countries in the 1990s. MENA countries use tariffs and nontariff barriers, and tariff dispersion and no...

Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Central African Economic and Monetary Community »

Source: Central African Economic and Monetary Community : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2006/309

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451806533

Keywords: trade liberalization, export taxes, tariff rates, tariff revenue, trade diversion

The creation, in 1994, of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) customs union was a major step in the regional integration process in central Africa. The implementation of the agreed regime by...

Fiscal Implications of Multilateral Tariff Cuts

Fiscal Implications of Multilateral Tariff Cuts »

Source: Fiscal Implications of Multilateral Tariff Cuts

Volume/Issue: 2006/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Azim Sadikov , Hans Lankes , Dustin Smith , Katrin Elborgh-Woytek , and Jean-Jacques Hallaert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451864632

Keywords: Doha Round, trade policy, trade liberalization, tariff revenue, tariff cuts, tariff lines, Trade Policy. Doha Round,

The paper contributes to the discussion about the revenue implications of trade reform by assessing the approximate fiscal revenue impact of different liberalization formulae under consideration in multilateral tra...

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...

L'intégration des pays pauvres dans le système commercial mondial

L'intégration des pays pauvres dans le système commercial mondial »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2006

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065345.051

ISBN: 9781589065345

Keywords: trade liberalization, export earnings, trade facilitation, multilateral trade, export markets, trade negotiations, trade openness, trade regimes, trade integration, balance of payments

Efforts to liberalize world trade are increasingly focusing on strengthening the links between low-income countries' trade policies and their development strategies. However, although greater trade openness promise...

Integrating Poor Countries into the World Trading System

Integrating Poor Countries into the World Trading System »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2007

Language: Arabic

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065369.051

ISBN: 9781589065369

Keywords: trade liberalization, export earnings, trade facilitation, multilateral trade, export markets, trade negotiations, trade openness, trade regimes, trade integration, balance of payments

Efforts to liberalize world trade are increasingly focusing on strengthening the links between low-income countries' trade policies and their development strategies. However, although greater trade openness promise...