This paper contains further work by the Fund staff on trade issues and developments following the pattern of the surveys prepared in 1978 and 1981, mainly focusing on commercial policies of the major trading nations. It also includes a discussion of agricultural protection and issues relating to international trade in agricultural products.A petition by labor groups for import relief introduced in 1980 was denied by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), ... In early 1981, a bill was introduced in the U.S. Congress to limit automobile imports from Japan by a quota that would have reduced imports by about 15 per cent. ... Japanese car sales in Canada increased by about 57 per cent between the first quarters of 1980 and 1981.
|Title||:||Developments in International Trade Policy|
|Author||:||Shailendra J. Anjaria|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 1982-11-25|