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Salter Working Paper Number 14

Industry Assistance Data for SALTER by Michelle Gotch is Working Paper number 14 in the development of The SALTER Model of the World Economy.

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CONTENTS

Glossary

1   Introduction

2   Concepts of industry assistance
A graphical analysis of trade linkages
Types of industry assistance
Tariffs
Non-tariff barriers
Voluntary export restraints
Export subsidies
Production subsidies
Consumer subsidies

3   Estimating industry assistance
Agriculture and food
Import duties
Export taxes
Production taxes
User taxes
Non-food manufacturing
Import duties
Export taxes
Resources
Import duties
Assistance to coal for the EC and Japan
Services
Treatment of intra - European Community Trade
Treatment of assistance in China
Treatment of assistance in 'rest of world'

4   Data sources
Agriculture and food
Non-food manufacturing
Import duties
Voluntary export restraints
Production taxes
User taxes
Resources
Services
Duties and export taxes

5   Results
Agriculture and food estimates
Non-food manufacturing estimates
Resource estimates
Service estimates

6   Industry assistance in SALTER
Incorporating assistance into databases
Trade policy simulations

Appendix A   Industry assistance in China

Appendix B   Policy instrument concordance

Appendix C   Agriculture and food commodity concordance

Appendix D   Spreadsheets containing calculations of ad valorem tax equivalents

Appendix E   Calculating shocks and the Dunkel proposal

References

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