Conventional Duty

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Conventional Duty

Summary of Conventional Duty

A customs duty, or rate of duty, arising out of a treaty or other international agreement, as contrasted with an autonomous duty unilaterally imposed by a government absent of any international agreement.

(Main Author: William J. Miller)

Conventional Duty and the GATT Policy Negotiations

In relation to the GATT Policy Negotiations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following explanation and/or definition of Conventional Duty: A tariff or customs duty arising out of an international agreement, as contrasted with an “autonomous duty” unilaterally levied by a government. '”

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