Trade Barriers - Ways and Effects on Protecting Domestic Labour Markets from Dumping

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Trade Barriers
Ways and effects on protecting domestic labour markets from dumping

International Business and Social Sciences
WS11/12
Labour Market and
Human Resource
Management
International Labour
Policy

Ways and effects on protecting domestic labour markets from dumping
With the grow of international trade in our markets, the degree and the amount of competition has increased tremendously in our domestic labour markets. The pressure in our domestic markets are higher than ever before because of the grow of international competitors. Also the actions processes of competitors to dominate and to win market share for making more profit have developed a lot. ‘Unfair competition‘,
‘Antitrust acts‘ or ‘Price dumping
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Different to tariff barriers are the non-tariff barriers. They include „rules, regulations and bureaucratic delays that help in keeping foreign goods out of the domestic markets.“ (scribd.com)
Very typical for those ones is the quota which gives a limit on the number of units which can be imported. It can also limit the market share that can be held by foreign producers. A second non-tariff barrier is the subsidy of goods. Here the government subsidises directly or indirectly local production in an effort to make it competitive in the domestic and foreign markets because of the higher total profit resulting from the given subsidies.
There are even more non-tariff barriers but also more classifications of tariffs.
It depends always on what the state finally agrees on concerning free trade or rather concerning to intervention in the the domestic labour market. There is also to say that domestic companies can only make use of the antidumping law if they can proof a price discrimination between national markets and that this caused a material injury to them. This is sometimes hard to proof. If they can do so they can impose the antidumping duty to the other foreign company. The duty remains in force for

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