most-favored-nation


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most-fav·ored-na·tion

(mōst′fā′vərd-nā′shən)
adj.
Of or relating to a commercial treaty in which the signatories agree to accord each other the same favorable terms that are offered in agreements with any other nation.
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Adj.1.most-favored-nation - of or relating to a commercial treaty where two nations agree to accord each other the same favorable terms that would be offered in treaties with any other nation
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Pregelj, Vladimir (1993) Restoring Most-Favored-Nation Status to Romania (CRS Report for Congress-93-584 E, June 14, 1993), Washington DC: Congressional Research Service.
STEVEN SALOP, PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AND LAW AT GEORGETOWN University Law Center and senior consultant at Charles River Associates, put together the following list of attributes that can signal when most-favored-nation clauses might raise antitrust concerns.
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The context for the meeting and the remarks, Beckerman explained, was the Jackson-Vanik Amendment, which was then a proposal (it was passed the next year) that linked most-favored-nation status in trade deals with the potential trade partner's emigration policies.
Charles Vanik--linked most-favored-nation trading status for the Soviet Union to a liberalization of Moscow's emigration policies.
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At a recent Woodrow Wilson Center event on Capitol Hill, Moskalenko expressed ambivalence about the prospect of Russia's graduation from the strictures of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment, which denies most-favored-nation status in trade relations to certain states characterized by nonmarket economies and restrictive emigration policies.
Each member country has preferential trade agreements other than NAFTA, and there are some substantial differences in the most-favored-nation (MFN) tariffs applied by individual NAFTA countries.
The condition imposed by the committee also makes reservation for future exceptions to at least three JPEPA articles dealing with national treatment, most-favored-nation treatment and prohibition of performance requirements,'' she said.