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Author Hufbauer, Gary
Title Local Content Requirements : A Global Problem
Imprint Washington : Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2013
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (259 pages)
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Note Cover -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Executive Summary -- Alternatives to LCRs -- Survey Snapshot -- Case Studies -- Plan of the Study -- Chapter 1 - Introduction: The LCR Phenomenon -- Characteristics of LCRs -- Why LCRs Are Bad Policy -- Motives behind and Effects of LCRs -- Pushback against LCRs -- Plan of the Book -- Chapter 2 - Alternatives to Local Content Requirements -- Creating a Business-Friendly Environment -- Encouraging Corporate Social Responsibility -- Expanding Training -- Improving Logistics -- Increasing Investment in Infrastructure -- Imposing Tariffs and Subsidies -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 - Survey and Case Studies -- Chapter 4 - Healthcare Industry in Brazil -- Healthcare Industry Trade -- Global Harmonization Movement -- Cost of LCRs and Related Barriers -- Alternatives to LCRs -- Chapter 5 - Wind Turbines in Canada -- Sources of Energy in Canada -- Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- Wind Energy Regulations -- Wind Power in Ontario -- Wind Power in Quebec -- Impact of LCRs in Ontario and Quebec -- Alternatives to LCRs -- Chapter 6 - Automobile Industry in China -- Automobile Production and Role of the State -- Investment Barriers and Incentives -- Automobile Prices -- Effect of Trade Barriers on Productivity -- Alternatives to LCRs -- Chapter 7 - Solar Cells and Modules in India -- Demand for Energy in India -- Subsidies to the Solar Industry -- Barriers to Competitiveness -- Overview of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission -- Effects of LCRs -- Alternatives to LCRs -- Chapter 8 - Oil and Gas Industryin Nigeria -- Human Development and Security Conditions in Nigeria -- Importance of the Industry and Role of Foreign Firms -- The Nigerian Oil and Gas Content Development Act -- Alternatives to LCRs -- Chapter 9 - Not Buying It: Buy American/Buy America
History of LCRs in the United States -- Recent Rhetoric and Proposals -- The WTO Government Procurement Agreement and Free Trade Agreements -- Legal Gap for Stimulus Measures -- Transportation and Water Infrastructure -- Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds -- Steel Costs and Industry Delays -- Alternatives to LCRs -- Chapter 10 - Conclusions andRecommendations -- Advice to Governments -- Advice to Trade Officials and Negotiators -- Appendix A - Local Content Requirements since 2008 -- References -- Index -- Other Publications of the Peterson Institute for International Economics -- Back cover
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hufbauer, Gary Local Content Requirements : A Global Problem Washington : Peterson Institute for International Economics,c2013 9780881326802
Subject Buy national policy -- Case studies.;Commercial policy -- Case studies
Electronic books
Alt Author Schott, Jeffrey J
Wada, Erika
Cimino, Cathleen
Vieiroand, Martin
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