When Trade Negotiations Block Good Policy: What is the US Trade Rep Thinking?

From globaldevelopment Wed Nov 21 2012, 12:02:31

By Kimberly Ann Elliott - Virtually all the footwear that Americans buy is imported, and those shoes are taxed at an average rate of 10 percent--eight times higher than the average for all imports. This "policy" is a relic of an earlier age that poses an unjustified burden for poor American consumers, who spend a higher share of their incomes [...]

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