publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

Implicit Tariffs on Imported Dairy Product Components in the United States

Tellioglu, Isin; Bailey, Kenneth W.; Blandford, David; Tellioglu, Isin; Bailey, Kenneth W.; Blandford, David;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
The majority of the dairy products imported by the United States are intermediate products used in food processing. As such, they are demanded for their components such as milk fat and protein. The implications of the U.S. tariff structure for import demand must be viewed in terms of the tariff's effects upon the relative prices of imported milk components. In this article we examine the implications of the current tariff structure and proposed changes under the Doha Round of international trade negotiations at the World Trade Organization. We show that implicit ad valorem equivalent tariffs (AVEs) on components vary substantially under the current tariff schedu...
Subjects
free text keywords: dairy, Doha Round, milk components, tariff structure, United States, International Relations/Trade,, International Relations/Trade, dairy, Doha Round, milk components, tariff structure, United States

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