Policies for tin exporters

Thoburn, John (1981) Policies for tin exporters. Resources Policy, 7 (2). pp. 74-86. ISSN 0301-4207

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Abstract

The 'restructuring' of production and marketing is now an important part of less developed countries' (LDCs) policies to increase their gains from primary commodity exporting. Analysis of structural change in the tin industry shows that considerable increases in real income have been achieved by taxation and by equity restructuring. Specialist foreign tin companies have been replaced in part by major mining multinationals, however, whose bargaining power is stronger. Investment appraisals suggest that foreign companies in Asia have not been taxed excessively, but that more could be done to aid local, labour-intensive mining.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sociology and political science,economics and econometrics,management, monitoring, policy and law,law ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3312
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
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Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2021 01:40
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2021 01:40
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/82349
DOI: 10.1016/0301-4207(81)90031-3

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