Post Profile

The 19 countries with the highest international trade tariffs

The sun is beginning to set on globalisation. Political uncertainty and the growing popularity of nationalist movements is making it harder to sign international trade agreements. And all eyes will be on the kind of trade agreements Britain negotiates once it leaves the European Union in 2019. But despite this trend, trade tariffs between developed economies remain low. The World Economic Forum released its Global Competitiveness Report on the state of the world's economies and it shows that protectionism is mostly a policy of developing nations.
read more


Related Posts

Do falling trade costs benefit all countries equally?

Business & Finance / Economics : Vox

Dennis Novy, 11 October 2012 Trade barriers such as transportation costs and tariffs reduce international trade. But when these trade barriers come down, do they increase international trade equally among countries? This column pres...

Giggling white nationalists gloat: Trump is encouraging Twitter racists to spew their ‘pro-white’ hate

News : The Raw Story

A pair of white nationalists cackled with glee at the growing popularity of their fringe movement — thanks to social media and Donald Trump. James Edwards, host of the “Political Cesspool” radio program, gloated that the so-called “...

Trade globalisation in the last two centuries

Business & Finance / Economics : Vox

Historians and economists generally identify two periods of trade globalisation, the first beginning around 1870 and the second during the 1970s. The column argues that new data from 1827 onwards shows globalisation beginning as tra...

NAFTA’s path, wrath and aftermath

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein

The North American Free Trade Agreement  is not even drinking age, but, politically, there is a still hangover: After 20 years of lowered tariffs and freer movement of goods amongt the United States, Canada and Mexico, there is stil...

Beijing and Seoul ink trade deal

Business & Finance : Business Report

China and South Korea have signed a free trade agreement that’s set to remove most tariffs between them. ||| Beijing - China and South Korea on Monday formally signed a free trade agreement (FTA) that would remove most tariffs betwe...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC