CONSTRUCTION OF A SERVICES TRADE RESTRICTIVENESS INDEX
 



 
 

# Respondent Details

NAME
  DESIGNATION /
  ORGANISATION


Q1. Please choose ONE sector in which you have primarily traded before:

 Legal
Accounting
Engineering
Architecture

     Distribution
(Retail/Wholesale Trade)

Computer
Telecom
 
Motion Picture
Broadcasting
Sound
Recording
Commercial
Banking
Insurance
Health
Education

 

# PART A : Allocation of 100 points between the 5 Policy Areas

Q2. For the CHOSEN service, please allocate a total of 100 points between the 5 policy areas such that

  1. the allocation reflects the relative importance of impediments (policy area) in terms of trade restrictiveness,
  2. the total of all the points should be exactly 100.

Fill the points in column III [Required]

S. No
Policy Areas Points
1.
Foreign Entry Restrictions
2.
Restrictions on Movement of People
3.
Other Discriminatory Measures & International Standards
4.
Barriers to Competition
5.
Regulatory Transparency & Other Admin. Requirements
     
 
TOTAL [ Points should be exactly 100 ]

                                                                                       Note: Higher the points, higher is the importance of the policy area


# PART B : Pairwise Comparison of the Five Policy Areas

Q3. Please do pairwise comparison of the 5 policy areas such that the ranking reflects the relative importance of each policy area on a scale of 1-9. In column I, please indicate which policy area is more important followed by column II, where you have to indicate the relative importance of your choice in column I on a scale of 1-9. Both columns I & II should be filled for each of the 10 entries.

Scale: 1: Equal Importance, 3: Moderate Importance, 5: Strong Importance, 7: Very Strong Importance, 9: Extreme Importance (2, 4, 6, 8 values in-between)

I
II
Which Policy Area is more important?
Equal
How much more?
1 Foreign Entry Restrictions OR Restrictions on Movement of People 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
2 Foreign Entry Restrictions OR Other Discriminatory Measures & Intl Std 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
3 Foreign Entry Restrictions OR Barriers to Competition 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
4 Foreign Entry Restrictions OR Regulatory Transparency & Other Admin. Req 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
5 Restrictions on Movement of People OR Other Discriminatory Measures & Intl Std 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
6 Restrictions on Movement of People OR Barriers to Competition 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
7 Restrictions on Movement of People OR Regulatory Transparency & Other Admin. Req 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
8 Other Discriminatory Measures & Intl Std OR Barriers to Competition 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
9 Other Discriminatory Measures & Intl Std OR Regulatory Transparency & Other Admin. Req 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 Barriers to Competition OR Regulatory Transparency & Other Admin. Req 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

                                                                                                          Note:  In case of equal importance, please select any one of the two policy areas in column I and choose ‘1’ (Equal) in column II.


Please substantiate your choices in Part A and B with appropriate reasoning.