of import

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Adj.1.of import - of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
essential - basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"
significant, important - important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"
valuable - having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange; "a valuable diamond"
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Recent data also indicate that economic activity in the United States has picked up a bit in the early part of this year, suggesting a pace of import growth similar to that in 1995.
elimination or reduction of import price undercutting, suppression and
However, different measures of import prices tell different stories about the amount of that adjustment.
2 But this ratio only tells of the share of imports consumed directly; we need the share of imported goods in the consumption of Pakistan.
While the import of medium commodities at a cost of SR170 billion accounted for 42 percent of all imports, SR138 billion worth of consumer goods accounted for 35 percent and capital goods worth SR91 billion accounted for 32 percent of imports in 2010.
In stark contrast, sheet extruders have no fear of imports at all.
The high volumes of imports are a result of strong domestic demand and growing exports.
The act requires traders to exercise "reasonable care" in the entry, tariff classification, product valuation and marketing of imports.
Early in the year, the deficit narrowed somewhat when a drop in oil prices lowered the value of imports.
There was also a substantial rise in the average price of imports from Bangladesh.