import barrier

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Noun1.import barrier - any regulation or policy that restricts international tradeimport barrier - any regulation or policy that restricts international trade
protectionism - the policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition
quota - a limitation on imports; "the quota for Japanese imports was negotiated"
embargo, trade embargo, trade stoppage - a government order imposing a trade barrier
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In addition to anti dumping import duty, safeguard mechanism has been used widely as an import barrier.
In 2002, Indonesia plans to reduce the import duty to 5% while Malaysia and Thailand tend to maintain the high import barrier until next year.
The forestry and plantation minister said imposing import barrier was easier than banning exports.
In many parts of the world, food and agricultural products still face the legacy of high import barriers, said David MacLennan, Cargill s chairman and chief executive officer.
In the aftermath of the Great Depression, for example, there was a widespread consensus in the United States that excessive congressional interference was responsible for the disastrous hike in import barriers under the Smoot-Hawley Tariff.
Besides government's import barriers being in place, the market is hugely benefiting from the gradual shift of tyre manufacturing operations of various tyre majors into India.
The study added that 71% of connected firms in Egypt, compared to 4% of all firms, sell products that are protected by at least three technical import barriers.
The removal of import barriers, however, should be phased-in gradually in order to minimise the risk of negative short-term impacts upon specific industries and employment.
But foreign competition, a strong euro, and import barriers in potentially lucrative markets like India have taken their toll.
WELSH Lamb could grab a PS20m slice of the American food market if import barriers are lifted, experts believe.
farm groups led by the National Pork Producers Council is urging Congress not to extend preferential trade treatment to African nations unless they commit to dropping import barriers to U.