customs union(redirected from customs unions)
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An international association organized to eliminate customs restrictions on goods exchanged between member nations and to establish a uniform tariff policy toward nonmember nations.
(Economics) an association of nations which promotes free trade within the union and establishes common tariffs on trade with nonmember nations
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|Noun||1.||customs union - an association of nations to promote free trade within the union and set common tariffs for nations that are not members|
union - a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations; "the Soviet Union"
Benelux - a customs union comprising Belgium and Netherlands and Luxembourg