Introduction to Tariff Quotas

  • Michael Rom
Part of the Trade Policy Research Centre book series


The concept of the tariff quota is essentially very simple, but in practice it can take many forms; and there are many reasons why it is introduced. This introductory chapter defines a tariff quota. And it identifies and classifies the various forms it can take and the uses to which it can be put. The following chapters are grouped into four parts.


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Notes and References

  1. 6.
    See United States Tariff Commission, Quantitative Restrictions and Tariff Quotas on United States Imports as Provided for or Cited in the Tariff Schedules of the United States (Washington: US Government Printing Office, 1965) pp. 17–18.Google Scholar
  2. 7.
    See Basic Instruments and Selected Documents 14th Supplement (Geneva: GATT, 1966).Google Scholar
  3. 13.
    Robert Zinser, Das GATT und Die Meistbegünstigung (Baden-Baden and Bonn: August Lutzeyer, 1962) p. 135.Google Scholar
  4. 21.
    See Special Committee on Preferences of UNCTAD 4th Session (Geneva: United Nations, 31 March 1970).Google Scholar
  5. 23.
    See M. Häfner, ‘Die Politik der Mengenmassigen Einfuhrregulirung’ Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, No. 40, 1934, p. 213.Google Scholar
  6. 24.
    Isaiah Frank, The European Common Market (London: Stevens, 1961) p. 107, note 14.Google Scholar
  7. 27.
    Hans Binswanger, ‘Zollkontingente in Rahmen eines harmonisierten Zolltarifs’, Aussenwirtschaft, 1961, p. 163.Google Scholar
  8. 28.
    Jacob Viner, ‘Trade Relations between Free Market and Controlled Economies’, League of Nations., II A4, 1943, p. 50.Google Scholar
  9. 29.
    M. Van Zeeland, ‘Commercial Policy in the Inter-war Period’, League of Nations., II A6, 1942, p. 84. See also Non-tariff Obstacles to Trade (Paris: International Chamber of Commerce, 28 April 1969) p. 34.Google Scholar
  10. 30.
    Lynn R. Edminster, ‘Agriculture’s Stake in the British Agreement and the Trade Agreement Program’, International Conciliation, February 1939, No. 347, pp. 92–3.Google Scholar
  11. 37.
    Basic Instruments and Selected Documents 1st Supplement (Geneva: GATT, 1953) pp. 14–15.Google Scholar
  12. 38.
    Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community, Rome, 25 March 1957 (London: HM Stationery Office, 1962) pp. 145 and 147.Google Scholar

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