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Quota Transfers

Lawrence W. R. Mills

in Protecting Free Trade

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9789888083985
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209084 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.003.0010
Quota Transfers

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This chapter discusses the practice of distributing, and redistributing quotas for exports and manufactures in Hong Kong under the trade restraints. The chapter addresses criticisms of the system, in particular the practice of transferring quotas between companies. It concludes that, despite the criticisms, the system worked well and in Hong Kong’s overall economic interests.

Keywords: Quota transfers; Hong Kong; Free Trade; Protectionism; Industry

Chapter.  2695 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management

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