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an area adjoining a port where goods that are intended for reshipment can be received and stored without payment of duties


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a port open on equal terms to all commercial vessels

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48) In western Jamaica's free ports, 49,169 enslaved Africans were disembarked at Lucea, Montego Bay, and Savanna-la-Mar between 1751 and 1808.
The high number of Scottish migrants in western Jamaica accounted for the island's increased activity with the circum-Caribbean world via the free ports of Lucca, Montego Bay, and Savanna-la-Mar.
He imagined America as a city on a hill: "a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace; a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity.
I look forward to having 10Gb pipes between my switches to free ports and eliminate trunking software fees.
Chinese businessmen use Dubai's free ports for strategic and tax advantages they provide in re-exportation of goods.