free port


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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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The free port plan may well have a future, but, as with so many issues connected with our departure from the EU, it's just hard to see how it might come about.
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Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson has written to Ms Truss to make the case for Aberdeen and stated: "With the new expansion plans into the Bay of Nigg progressing well, Aberdeen is perfectly positioned to bid for free port status."
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The project of the resident of the free port of Vladivostok was implemented by agreement with the Corporation for Development of the Far East The total investment amounted to 9.6 million rubles, 20 jobs were created.
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Since [the issue] is now in the hands of government agencies, it should not be too difficult for them to dispose of those vehicles instead of leaving them there sitting and dilapidated,' said Peter Geroue, president and chief executive officer of New Apollo International Cagayan Trading Inc., one the biggest dealers of Japan-sourced vehicles at the free port.
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