trade barrier

Definitions of trade barrier
  1. noun
    any regulation or policy that restricts international trade
    synonyms: import barrier
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    types:
    quota
    a limitation on imports
    embargo, trade embargo, trade stoppage
    a government order imposing a trade barrier
    type of:
    protectionism
    the policy of imposing duties or quotas on imports in order to protect home industries from overseas competition
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