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Session 11 Pushing Export. Dumping Selling exports at a price that is “too low,” a price below “normal value” or “fair market value.” Either  The export.

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1 Session 11 Pushing Export

2 Dumping Selling exports at a price that is “too low,” a price below “normal value” or “fair market value.” Either  The export price is lower than the price charged for comparable domestic sales in the home market of the exporter. or  The export price is lower than the full unit cost (including a profit margin).

3 Specific Types of Dumping A firm temporarily charges a low price in the foreign export country so as to access the market. Predatory Dumping During the part of the cycle when demand is low, a firm tends to lower its price to limit the decline in quantity sold. Cyclical Dumping

4 A firm sell of excess inventories of product during the low season. Seasonal Dumping A firm with market power uses price discrimination between market to increase its total profit. Persistent Dumping

5 MC = AC MR Demand MR

6 Actual Anti-dumping Policies The importing- country’s government should examine each case and consider benefits and costs before imposing anti-dumping duties or restrictions on dumped imports. The WTO rules permit countries to retaliate against if the dumping injures domestic import-competing producers. If the government in the importing country finds both dumping and injury, then the government is permitted to impose an anti-dumping duty.

7 Proposal for Reform on Anti-dumping Policies Anti-dumping actions could be limited to situation in which predatory dumping plausible. The injury standard could be expanded to require that weight be given to consumers and users of product. Anti-dumping policy could be replaced by more active use of safeguard policy*. *Safeguard policy is the use of temporary import protection when a sudden increase in imports causes injury to domestic producer

8 Export Subsidies (Small Nation) World Price Export without subsidy Suppliers’ revenue with subsidy * Subsidy will increase the domestic price otherwise all products will be exported. Export with subsidy Decreased Consumer surplusIncreased Producer surplus Government subsidy on export Deadweight Loss

9 Export Subsidies (Large Nation) Initial World Price Export without subsidy New World Price Suppliers’ revenue with subsidy * Subsidy will increase the domestic price otherwise all products will be exported. Decreased Consumer surplusIncreased Producer surplus Export with subsidy Government subsidy on export Deadweight Loss

10 Switching an Importable Product into an Exportable Product Import Suppliers’ revenue with subsidy * Subsidy will increase the domestic price otherwise all products will be exported. Export with subsidy Decreased Consumer surplusIncreased Producer surplus Government subsidy on export

11 Conclusion toward Subsidy An export subsidy can expands exports and production of subsidized product. An export subsidy can lowers the price paid by foreign buyers, relative to the price that local consumers pay for the product. The export subsidy reduces the net national well-being of the exporting contry.

12 WTO Rules on Subsidies Subsidies linked directly to export are prohibited, except export subsidies used by the lowest-income developing countries. Subsidies that are not linked directly to export but still have an impact on export are actionable. Some subsidies are non-actionable.

13 Should the Importing Country Impose countervailing Duties ? Exporting country is a large nation. Initial world price Importing country New world price when exporting country offered subsidy to its exporters. Decreased Producer surplusIncreased Consumer surplus If the importing country employ the countervailing duty, this is the extra benefit from such duty.


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