Problem

Imposition of trade quotas for political reasons

Other Names:
International cartels enforced by governments
Imposition of quantitative trade quotas of a discretionary character
Discriminatory managed trade mechanisms
Claim:
Surrender to "managed trade" or "fair trade" and you surrender to the rule of the strong against the weak. GATT has inadequacies aplenty but beside its alternatives it is a bulwark of sanity.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET