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Tariff and transport Barriers Facing Australian Exports

Tariff and transport Barriers Facing Australian Exports

The authors find that the ad valorem incidence of transport costs on Australian exports is two or three times as high as that of most-favoured-nation tariffs. This is probably true of any developing countries. Suggestions are made for reducing transport costs.

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