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ban of the import of used vehicles. These have significant impact on imports, which dropped 23% of total sales in Canada to 3.5% over the yrs 1931-1933. The result was also widening of the price difference between Canada and U.S. on vehicle prices, depressing demand for automobiles as manufacturers struggled with overcapacity. About-Face on the Tariff…Again: 1936 and Onward General imports from the U.S be transferred from the general to the intermediate tariff; the intermediate tariff would later become known as the Most Favoured Nation tariff. Tariff on imported vehicles was reduced from 20% to 17.5%. $1,200 and under 30% to 25%, vehicles valued at more than $1,200. it did result in casualties Packard, Studebaker and Hudson Motors exited the Canadian market, but they were not major players and would later disappear altogether. On the whole, the changed recommended by the Tariff Board encouraged trade and commerce between Canada and the U.S., benefited consumers with lower prices, and still provided a level of protection for the Canadian automotive industry. Conclusion The rise of automotive industry in Canada is a story of successful growth in which government played an important part. Government policies such as the protective tariff and imperial preference benefited entrepreneurs like McGregor and McLaughlin family, allowed them to start an automotive industry in Canada. READ pg 135 good points
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  • Spring '09
  • Danny
  • Automobile, Ford Motor Company

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