had to resort to a complicated trigger price mechanism to fend off foreign competition and in the 1980s to negotiating voluntary restraint agreements with our trading partners to avoid pursuing antidumping cases against them.
What does VRA stand for?
VRA stands for Voluntary Restraint Agreement
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- Veterans' Readjustment Authority
- Veterans' Recruitment Act
- Veterans' Recruitment Authority
- Vibration Resistant Anchor (construction)
- Virginia Recycling Association
- Visual Resources Association
- Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1793
- Voice Risk Analysis
- Volatile Removal Assembly
- Volta River Authority
- Volunteer Rescue Association ( Australia)
- Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Voyage Repair Availability (US DoD)
- Vulcan Riders Association (motorcycle club)
- Vulnerability Risk Assessment
- Vereniging Rotterdamse Arbeidsrecht Advocaten (Dutch: Association of Rotterdam Employment Law Attorneys)
- Veterans Review and Appeal Board (Canada)
- Vernon Regional Adult Basic Education (Connecticut)
- VHF Repeater Advisory Committee (ARRL ham radio consortium)
- Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs (university office; various universities)
Samples in periodicals archive:
1 import, a decade later Nissan could not sell enough vehicles to meet its allowed quota under the import limits of the voluntary restraint agreement that Japanese carmakers had accepted.
When the Voluntary Restraint Agreement took effect, Japanese builders were held to quotas set according to their existing market share.
Because he wants readers to make their own informed decisions, they and Ed must grapple with sunk costs, opportunity costs, present value, factor mobility, dumping, tariffs, quotas, voluntary restraint agreements, the infant industry argument, the national security argument, industrial policy, the rise of the service sector, income inequality, the causes of the Japanese catch-up, how to correctly compare incomes across countries, and many other issues and concepts.
Voluntary Restraint Agreements (VRAs) are another barrier to trade that the Japanese would like to eliminate.
At home the Voluntary Restraint Agreements with Japan and Taiwan (signed in December 1986) have helped improve the company's share of the domestic machine-tool market.