Raw Materials, Processing Activities And Protectionism
AbstractA country's export sector may encompass a raw material, as well as a final commodity that processes that raw material. A general equilibrium model is developed in a competitive setting to analyze a nation's optimal strategy in restricting raw materials exports when allowance is made for potential beneficial effects on the export price of processed goods. When faced with a foreign tariff on exports of the processed commodity, a country's optimal response could entail an easing of raw materials export constraints instead of retaliation. Illustrations are provided of the 1986 American tariff on Canadian exports of cedar shakes and shingles.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER) in its series RCER Working Papers with number 156.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 1988
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raw materials ; international trade;
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- Ronald W. Jones & Barbara J. Spencer, 1989. "Raw Materials, Processing Activities, and Protectionism," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 22(3), pages 469-86, August.
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