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Protecting Free TradeThe Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97$
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Lawrence Mills

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9789888083985

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.001.0001

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Making It Work

Making It Work

(p.87) Chapter Eight Making It Work
Protecting Free Trade

Lawrence W. R. Mills

Hong Kong University Press

Hong Kong enjoyed its greatest success with the implementation of the restraint agreements described in preceding chapters, and by maximising the opportunities within them. This chapter examines how the restrictions, including quotas on production, were implemented within Hong Kong through the Department of Commerce and Industry and on the advice of the Textiles Advisory Board.

Keywords:   Hong Kong, Free trade, Protectionism, Textiles, Garments, Exports, Textiles Advisory Board, Department of Commerce and Industry, Quotas

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