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Under the WTO, most tariffs among OECD countries have been reduced to the point where they are insignificant. Non-tariff barriers, like the "buy American act", for example, have a far bigger impact on trade.

According to the The Trade Barrier Index, the US has the most non-tariff barriers among all OECD countries, while most EU members are among the countries with the fewest non-tariff barriers.

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How on Earth was the US able to claim that it is the most open economy, and why do the Trumpets believe the world is "unfairly exploiting the US"?
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Atlantis wrote:Under the WTO, most tariffs among OECD countries have been reduced to the point where they are insignificant. Non-tariff barriers, like the "buy American act", for example, have a far bigger impact on trade.

According to the The Trade Barrier Index, the US has the most non-tariff barriers among all OECD countries, while most EU members are among the countries with the fewest non-tariff barriers.

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How on Earth was the US able to claim that it is the most open economy, and why do the Trumpets believe the world is "unfairly exploiting the US"?


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