Export Restraint Arrangements, 1987-881
|September 1987||May 1988||Reported Increase Between September 1987 and May 1988|
|Total export restraint arrangements1||135||261||1262|
|By sectoral composition|
|Agricultural and food products||20||55||35|
|Automobiles and transport equipment||14||17||3|
|Textiles and clothing3||28||72||44|
|By protected markets|
|Other industrial countries||12||47||35|
|By restrained exporters|
|Other industrial countries||23||59||36|
|Other developing countries||43||98||55|
Includes voluntary export restraints, orderly marketing arrangements, export forecasts, basic price systems, industry-to-industry arrangements, and discriminatory import systems. Excludes restrictions under the Multifiber Arrangement.
Of the reported increase, almost half were in existence prior to 1988 but were reported by GATT only in 1988.
Excludes restrictions under the Multifiber Arrangement.
Includes 20 arrangements involving individual EC member states.
Includes 51 arrangements involving individual EC member states.