Study of Non-Tariff Measures in the Forest Products Sector

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Study of Non-Tariff Measures in the Forest Products Sector

Publication Number

APEC#99-CT-01.5

Published Date

December 2000

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI)

Accessed

6172

Pages

156

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Description

The overall objectives of the project at to provide:

  1. a comprehensive inventory of non-tariff measures and other policies impeding or distorting trade in forest products,
  2. an identification of the most frequently sued measures and polices, and
  3. a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the impact of the measures and policies on trade.

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Background on Trade in the APEC Region
  • Trade Theory
  • Definition of Non-Tariff Measures
  • Summary of Inventory of Non-Tariff Measures
  • Environmental Effects of Measures Affecting Trade
  • Economic Impact - Socially and Politcally Motivated NTMs
  • Economic Impact - Health and Safety Motivated NTMs
  • Economic Impact - Environmentally Motivated NTMs
  • Quantitative Assessment of NTMs
  • Conclusions