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RPS 1994-02Motorcycle and Parts Industry
Pineda, Virginia S.

This study reviews the structure, performance and competitiveness of the motorcycle and parts industry under a protectionist trade regime and evaluates how it can be affected by future liberalization. In particular, it assesses the overall effectiveness of the local content program vis--vis its objectives, evaluates the effects of liberalization scheduled in 1998 and identifies the constraints to competitiveness and its possible solution.

keywords:trade reforms, trade sector, domestic resource cost, competitiveness, shadow exchange rate, efficiency issues, trade policies, transaction costs
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