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Fowl Play?

Read the article Fowl Play? and then answer the questions below. You can either read the article in the window below or you can follow the previous link to read the article in a separate window.


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Question 1

Define the following terms from the article:

(a) Tariff
(b) Import penetration
(c) Dumping

Question 2

Describe what the Chinese authorities accused the US government of doing in the case of the trade in chicken, and earlier, for other products like movies and books.

Question 3

Outline why, and how, the US government supported their producers, including the producers of chicken.

Question 4

Identify, and explain, the action the Chinese authorities have taken. Analyse the likely effectiveness of this action in reducing US chicken imports and protecting domestic Chinese producers.