In the end it goes to show that the use of targeted trade barriers are costly

In the end it goes to show that the use of targeted

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country. In the end it goes to show that the use of targeted trade barriers are costly and damaging to both parties. Trade barriers act as a constraint on a firm’s ability to disperse its various production activities to optimal locations around the globe. 5. Who gains the most from the antidumping duties imposed on foreign imports would be the U.S. Magnesium. U.S. Magnesium used antidumping legislation to gain protection from unfair foreign competitors, they are able to keep business running and keep their employees employed. The losers would be China and Russia. I don’t think these duties in the best national interests of the United States; it is beneficial for only one company which I don’t see fair. Case Study Questions: 1. The one who benefits from subsidies would be the sugar producers. The U.S. consumer would be one of the losers because of how much the price in sugar rises if the government steps in to purchase excess supply that drives prices back up because of the floor price. The other obvious loser would be other candy companies that had to move production offshore because of how expensive sugar prices are. It is a big blow out for both consumers and candy companies having to deal with such expensive prices.
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  • Spring '14
  • DarrelBrown
  • International Trade, Consumers, Protectionism, Federal government of the United States

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