United States International Competitiveness and Trade Policies for the 1980s

Quayle, Dan | January 1, 1983

A new wave of protectionism is upon us and its undertow, if not the wave itself, constitutes a serious threat to the Western alliance. This “neo-protectionism” differs from familiar past practices relying heavily on higher tariffs; it is more often charactierized by the use of more subtle ploys such as dumping, subsidization, and the erection of difficult marketing requirements for foreign traders.