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Pig and pigmeat industries: safeguard action against imports


  • Productivity Commission


On 26 June 1998 the Treasurer referred the question of whether safeguard action is warranted against imports of meat of swine, frozen, falling within tariff sub-heading 0203.29 of the Australian Customs Tariff. The Productivity Commission is to report within 140 days (or earlier) and is to hold hearings.

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  • Productivity Commission, 2001. "Pig and pigmeat industries: safeguard action against imports," International Trade 0107003, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpit:0107003
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    pigs - pigmeat - WTO - safeguard action - imports - adjustment - consumers - employment - regional development - trade liberalisation - ecologically sustainable development - international obligations - pig farming - farming - pigmeat processing - abattoirs - bacon - ham - smallgoods - quarantine;

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