Analytical Note, May 2006
Some reasons not to negotiate export taxes and restrictions in the WTO NAMA Negotiations.
This Analysis briefly examines some of the economic and policy reasons behind the application of export taxes and export restrictions in developing countries. The elements enumerated in this note provide arguments against negotiations aimed at further restricting the use of this type of policy tools, as currently being proposed by developed countries in the WTO NAMA negotiations.
This article was tagged: Commodities, Market Access, Non-Agricultural Market Access (NAMA), Tariffs, Trade for Development, World Trade Organization (WTO)