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Free trade consists simply in letting people buy and sell as they want to buy and sell. Protective tariffs are as much applications of force as are blockading squadrons, and their objective is the same: to prevent trade. The difference between the two is that blockading squadrons are a means whereby nations seek to prevent their enemies from trading; protective tariffs are a means whereby nations attempt to prevent their own people form trading. -Henry George, 1886
International Trade and Policy
Common Trade Restrictions
Effects of trade restrictions
Quotas in Practice
Tarriffs vs. Quotas
Other Trade Restrictions
Free-trade & Agreements
Rhetoric & Trade
Arguments “Supporting” Trade Restrictions
Additional Problems with Trade Restrictions

Author: James Luke