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Is it correct to say that import tariffs are unilateral?

Is it correct to say that import tariffs are unilaterally decided by the nation or bloc applying the tariff?
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tariffs and inflation

tariffs lead to inflation; is this the same as inflation from supply constraints or demand drive, given that the tariff is removed from the money supply? How should the fed be thinking about this in ...
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Is Universal Basic Income compatible with free international trade?

If one country introduces UBI, what prevents other countries from taking advantage of that and supplying cheaper (no need to finance a UBI scheme!) goods to the original country and outcompeting the ...
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Effects of tariffs on compamy

How would Trump's tariffs affect an American multinational company? Would the goods that they produce be considered imports?
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Under what conditions are tariffs or export subsidies expansionary?

Charles Kindleberger writes in the introduction to /The World in Depression/: The imposition of tariffs should be expansionary for the importing country, if contractive for the countries losing ...
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Tariff Objectives

In 2018, the US administration initiated tariffs on metal (steel, aluminum) and other products from: China Canada Europe As I understand the matter, the US imports more than it exports. What are ...
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US Metal Tariffs Winners

The introduction of tariffs increases the cost of raw materials. If steel and aluminum prices go up in the US, are there any particular products \ industries that will significantly benefit? Lose?