Problem

Dependence on customs revenue

Incidence:

[Developing countries] Compared with developed countries, developing countries depend on customs duties for a much larger proportion of government revenue; and the condition of their administrative apparatus makes it difficult for them to resort to other forms of taxation. This increases the reluctance to accept substantial trade liberalization commitments, particularly with other developing countries.

Broader Problems:
Economic underdevelopment
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
07.11.2017 – 16:54 CET