The Incidence of transport Costs on Exports from the United Kingdom

The Incidence of transport Costs on Exports from the United Kingdom

As in their article on Australian exports (in the May 1977 issue of this Journal), the authors find that the incidence of transport costs on exports from the United Kingdom to the United States is greater than that of tariffs. Savings in freight costs would stimulate international trade.

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