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Countering non-tariff barriers

Tanu Singh's book demystifies the World Trade Organization jargon on tariffs and is a valuable source of information for both industry and academia

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Breaking Non-Tariff Barriers

Dammu Ravi
Breaking Non-Tariff Barriers
Author: Tanu Singh
Publisher:  Pentagon Press
Pages: 232 
Price: Rs 995

In the world of trade, tariffs and non-tariff measures (NTMs) are tools used by countries to generally protect domestic industry against foreign competition. As tariffs are transparent they are easy to handle, while NTMs are a complex set of regulations, licensing, testing, subsidies, standards, packaging, guarantee certification and so on and are hard to fathom. Sound knowledge of NTMs for businesses helps navigate markets by way of better compliance. Of the few experts on the subject in the country, Tanu Singh brings to bear a pragmatic understanding of NTMs, which she

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First Published: Feb 16 2023 | 10:13 PM IST

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