Results for: Embargo

In Law & Legal Issues

What does embargoes mean?

Government order stopping all merchant vessels (of the effected nation) from entering that government's port (harbor).
In History of the United States

What are embargos?

An embargo is an official order from a government prohibiting certain actions; such as doing trade with a certain country.
In Mexico

Does Mexico have any embargoes?

No. Mexico is one of the most open economies in the world when trade is concerned. From Wikipedia: "As an export-oriented economy, more than 90% of Mexican trade is under fre (MORE)
In Industries and Professions

What effect did trade embargoes and the War of 1812 have on American industry?

Effects of Embargo Act: 1. American ships were no longer allowed to sail to foreign ports and 2 the act closed American parts to British ship. War of 1812- manufacture increa (MORE)
In History of the United States

Why use embargoes?

Because if there are political issues/differences then there is no point to trade with them. Ex:) The US put an embargo on Cuba because they pointed nuclear weapons at us.
In Japan

Why did Roosevelt place embargos on Japan?

On July 26, 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt seizes all Japanese assets in theUnited States in retaliation for the Japanese occupation of French Indo-China. Read more about (MORE)
In Japan in WW2

What are Canada's trade embargoes?

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In Economics

How are embargoes different than tariffs and quotas?

Embargoes mean that there would be no trade what so ever with the country in speaking (for example, The US has put an embargo on North Korea.) Embargoes often root from politi (MORE)
In Uncategorized

How do nations typically use tariffs and quotes and sanctions and embargoes?

They use import tariffs so people are more likely to http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_do_countries_use_import_quotas_and_tariffs# domestic products since the tariff increases t (MORE)
In Iran

Why has the US been involved in strengthening of oil embargoes against Iran?

The United States has imposed sanctions against Iran since 1979,but more recently it has strengthened trade restrictions inresponse to Iran's support for terrorist groups and (MORE)