Distortion of international trade by selective indirect taxes and import charges


Taxes on international trade are highly favoured by the developing countries, because they generate about a third of the tax revenue with limited administrative costs. Import tariffs penalize consumers, promote inefficient patterns of production and implicitly tax exports.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST