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Import Quotas

Import Quotas are a “non-tariff trade barrier”
used to limit imports of particular products.

By limiting imports these quotas
can be used to stabilize the US price above the world price for the protected
products. Continue reading

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Moving to Croatia?

Croatia’s economy grew strongly in the 2000s, stimulated by a credit boom led by newly privatized and foreign-capitalized banks, some capital investment (most importantly road construction), further growth in tourism, and gains by small- and medium-sized private enterprises. One downside to these steadily improving trends was a strong growth in Croatia’s stock of foreign debt, which by 2010 had reached almost 100% of GDP. Continue reading

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