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The Negative Economic Effect of TBT to Home Household Industry & Response Measures

Author GuoTuYan
Tutor WangQiYun
School Xiangtan University
Course Industrial Economics
Keywords Technical barrier to trade household appliance industry Negative economic effect response measures
CLC F752.02
Type Master's thesis
Year 2006
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TBT is refers to a trade barrier which takes the national security, the environmental protection, the consumer benefit as its existing legitimate reason, the technical laws and regulations, agreement, standard and authentication system, the procedure of qualified evaluation and so on as form, originated from different technical trade measure system and science and technology development level of various countries, lack of information symmetry and international coordination, or discrimination against overseas product and so on. Different from traditional tariffs, quotas and other trade barriers which directly to the price and quantity restrictions on foreign imports, the technical barriers to trade reflected in a series of technical standards, regulations and certification procedures. Its form leads to its characteristics such as duality, diversity and hidden, it is these characteristics that technical barriers to trade to flourish and replace outdated traditional trade barriers in international trade barriers become mainstream. China’s household appliances back in the 1980s began to move toward the market, after 20 years of market test, this industry has become China’s marketization and internationalization of the highest level, the most competitive industry on the basis of a batch of internationally competitive enterprises. My home enterprises not only has controlled the domestic market, but has occupied a space in international market. But since the 1990s, With the prevalence of TBT to international trade, currently more than half of the household appliance enterprises plagued by technical barriers to trade, technical barriers to trade has become the major obstacle for the expansion of exports of China’s household appliance products. It is a must study and resolve issue for industry and academia in China with regard to how to correctly treat and deal with technical barriers to trade, meanwhile enhance the core competitiveness of our products in order to transfer the pressure to the driving force and the crisis to an opportunity. It is great practical significance for us to make research on the negative effect of technical barrier to home household industry in order to find the effective response measures.This article explore the main line by analyzing the economic effects of TBT and seeking the response measures, started with Induced and summarized the research fruits of scholars in various countries about the technical trade barrier determination and the division and the redefinition of TBT, then summarized the characters and developing trend of TBT, after this, analyzed the negative economic effect and mechanism of TBT

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