Definitions for "Tariffication"
The process of converting non-tariff barriers to tariffs as an outcome of the Uruguay Round.
Conversion of NTBs to tariffs at the level of their tariff equivalents. In the Uruguay Round, agricultural NTBs were tariffied and bound, the purpose being to replace unwieldy NTBs with tariffs that can then become the subject of negotiation.
The conversion of Non-tariff trade barriers, such as embargoes, import quotas, and technical barriers to trade, to tariff barriers in order to increase their transparency. Completed as part of the Uruguay Round agreement.