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PN 2003-10: "No" to Policy Reversal: Backsliding in Tariff Policy Can Do More Harm than Good

In recent months, growing evidence has shown that there seems to be an apparent trend for backsliding or reversal of the government policy on tariff reduction. Why is this happening? And what is its implication? The authors claim that backsliding in the government's tariff policy can do more harm than good--this Notes explains why.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
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Medalla, Erlinda M.; Aldaba, Rafaelita M.; trade liberalization; trade reforms; tariff reduction; tariff policy;
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