Tariffs

A tariff is a tax imposed by a government of a country or of a supranational union on imports or exports of goods. Besides being a source of revenue for the government, import duties can also be a form of regulation of foreign trade and policy that taxes foreign products to encourage or safeguard domestic industry. Tariffs are among the most widely used instruments of protectionism, along with import and export quotas. Tariffs can be fixed (a constant sum per unit of imported goods or a percentage of the price) or variable (the amount varies according to the price). Taxing …

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Fraser Institute · 28 March 2024 English

With the federal carbon tax set to rise from $65 to $80 per tonne on April 1, two new essays—published today by the Fraser Institute—make two opposing arguments, to retain …

Carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs) —tariffs on carbon-intensive imports—have been proposed


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 22 March 2024 English

Do policy-makers need to rethink fiscal policies to ensure the financial benefits from critical minerals are shared fairly?Are current fiscal approaches and policies aligned with national strategies, including ensuring that …

are contemplating similar measures.13 Carbon tariffs of this nature impose an additional tax on imports using such tools as export quotas, bans, or tariffs on unprocessed minerals (e.g., Indonesia). •


CDA: Conference of Defence Associations Institute · 8 March 2024 English

The Second World War gave birth to the Atlantic Charter, the UN Charter, the Paris Peace Treaties, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and the Genocide …

probable with China being subjected to even higher tariffs than are presently levied against it.27 Each of especially with respect to whether widespread general tariffs are imposed, or targeted, and the latter as pools replace with the attendant cost implications. b) Tariffs are also a concern especially to nations that have respond with tit-for-tat tariffs (initiation of trade wars) or simply accept tariffs as a cost of doing business earmarks of a trade war as Europe is likely to impose tariffs on China, whom it accuses of dumping goods in Europe


CDA: Conference of Defence Associations Institute · 7 March 2024 English

The Second World War gave birth to the Atlantic Charter, the UN Charter, the Paris Peace Treaties, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and the Genocide …

probable with China being subjected to even higher tariffs than are presently levied against it.27 Each of especially with respect to whether widespread general tariffs are imposed, or targeted, and the latter as pools replace with the attendant cost implications. b) Tariffs are also a concern especially to nations that have respond with tit-for-tat tariffs (initiation of trade wars) or simply accept tariffs as a cost of doing business earmarks of a trade war as Europe is likely to impose tariffs on China, whom it accuses of dumping goods in Europe


CCA: Council of Canadian Academies · 29 February 2024 English

Thus, framework elements are presented in a way that offers Foundational to the success of a framework are considerations of sufficient flexibility to serve partnership agreements at all levels of …

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IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 28 February 2024 English

This report explores the latest consumption and production trends in the soybean sector and examines what is needed to develop effective incentives that reward soybean farmers for adopting more sustainable …

to China. In addition, the escalation in trade tariffs between China and the United States in 2019 caused through measures such as preferential taxes or tariffs encouraging the consumption of more sustainable


Global Risk Institute in Financial Services · 27 February 2024 English

Canadian Financial Services Risk Outlook Survey 2024 CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES RISK OUTLOOK SURVEY 2024 FEBRUARY 2024 INTRODUCTION CREDIT AND ECONOMIC RISK OF TOP CONCERN The Global Risk Institute’s Canadian Financial …

supply chains, escalating conflicts, increasing tariffs and trade frictions, causing volatility in financial


PPF: Public Policy Forum  · 20 February 2024 English

The fact that Nova Scotia has committed to an aggressive plan to get to net zero — that the goals of both the company and the province are aligned — …

cost, there’s more and more discussion of carbon tariffs — effectively a tax or penalty on imports based


C.D. Howe Institute · 16 February 2024 English

IM-Herman_2024_0215.pub Intelligence Memos From: Lawrence Herman To: Canadian Trade Watchers Date: February 15, 2024 Re: The Coming War Over Chinese Electric Vehicles Standing back and looking at today’s global trading …

“administration officials appear likely to raise tariffs on electric vehicles and other strategic goods


CCA: Council of Canadian Academies · 12 February 2024 English

The role of the peer review monitor is to ensure that the panel gives full and fair consideration to the submissions of the peer reviewers. [...] Recognizing the opportunities and …

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