Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Trade Protectionism in Australia: Its growth and dismantling

Anderson, Kym

Description

Protection from import competition was a defining feature of the birth of the Australian federation in 1901. For the next 70 years, the extent of protection grew, and broadened from mainly tariffs to also involving import licencing after World War II. There was a one-off 25% across-theboard cut in tariffs in 1973 and some dismantling of agricultural subsidies, but that was followed by the re-imposition of import quotas for the most-protected manufactured goods. Then in the mid1980s, a new...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/264134
Source: Journal of Economic Surveys
DOI: 10.1111/joes.12388

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Anderson_Trade_Protectionism_in_2020.pdf292.21 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  17 November 2022/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator