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free port

n.
A port or an area of a port in which imported goods can be held or processed free of customs duties before reexport.

free port

n
1. (Commerce) a port open to all commercial vessels on equal terms
2. (Commerce) Also called: free zone a zone adjoining a port that permits the duty-free entry of foreign goods intended for re-export

free′ port′


n.
a port or special section of a port where goods may be unloaded, stored, and shipped without payment of customs duties.

Free•port

(ˈfriˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.free port - an area adjoining a port where goods that are intended for reshipment can be received and stored without payment of duties
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
2.free port - a port open on equal terms to all commercial vessels
port - a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Translations

free port

nporto franco
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At the same time, out of 17% of the growth, more than half was made by the residents of the territories of advanced development and the free port, including foreign ones.
Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen travelled to the capital to put forward his case to make it a free port to Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, and Robert Jenrick, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury.
The 85,619-ton Costa Atlantica, which was also the first cruise ship to visit Subic this year, disembarked 2,500 passengers and crew on Tuesday for a one-day tour of the free port and neighboring communities.
In January, I was one of 50 business leaders from the region who signed a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, from Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen in support of a study into establishing a free port on the Tees.
The new free port within the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shanghai will focus on the development of offshore trade and finance, industry insiders said, adding that the plans are now gathering speed.
Amador Corpus, Central Luzon police director, said on Saturday that the police received information that some militant groups are poised to stage rallies outside the free port, one of the chosen venues for the summit.
The British Government should make Holyhead Port a Free Port and also include all British Entry ports with the same management structure.
By: MENA MOSCOW - 7 August 2017: Moscow will allow the citizens of 18 countries to receive e-visas to enter its free port of Vladivostok starting Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a Monday statement carried by Sputnik news agency.
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Parang, Maguindanao - Business is abuzz in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao's (ARMM) primary free port of Polloc here, signaling the return of the region in the international trading scene after years of global perceptions of instability, officials said yesterday.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The creation of Russia's first free port, which is now underway here in Russia's largest Far Eastern city, will boost trade and regional economy, a local official said.
FIVE heavylift pieces of infrastructure equipment were recently unloaded at Abu Dhabi's Free Port, next to Zayed Port, constituting the largest and longest heavy cargo Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) ever handled at the port.