economic sanctions

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economic sanctions

pl n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any actions taken by one nation or group of nations to harm the economy of another nation or group, often to force a political change
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following the expiration of a three-year trade sanction.
3 percent penalty tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, saying it would make the trade sanction retroactive to mid-May.
Of the 64 percent of financial industry respondents who identified economic and trade sanction issues that caused their company to renegotiate or pull out of a deal:
The US imposed economic and trade sanctions on Sudan in 1997 in response to its alleged connection to terror networks and human rights abuses.
government to impose trade sanctions to compel compliance with international conservation agreements.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran would be able to supply weapons to its allies in the region with the full blessing of the international community, because the nuclear deal being prepared in Vienna includes partial lifting of arms trade sanctions, a source close to the talks said, Russian media reported.
No countries were identified as "priority foreign countries," a designation that can lead to trade sanctions or other action.
Trade sanctions will be eased only in a phased process after Tehran has demonstrated that it is implementing the deal's provisions.
Up to 30 per cent of this year s fish quotas affected by the Russian trade sanctions could be banked until next year according to EU Commissioner Damanaki.
The European Union "shot itself in the foot" by imposing trade sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a radio interview on Friday.
deal to end over a decade of trade sanctions imposed on Iran, it is very
After months of negotiations, BNP admitted to violating US trade sanctions by processing billions of dollars in illegal transactions on behalf of clients in Sudan, Cuba and Iran.