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Synonyms for importation

the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country

commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country


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There were no shops, no workshops, no sign of importations among them.
Brown's cook and own maid, who no sooner had a notable girl made to their hands than missus was sure to find a good place for her and send her off, taking in fresh importations from the school.
Sont egalement exclus du champ d'application du present communique les importations de l'Etat, des entreprises et etablissements publics et des collectivites publiques locales, l'importation des matieres premieres, des produits semi-finis, des equipements et des pieces de rechange pour le secteur agricole, le secteur du tourisme et le secteur de l'artisanat , les matieres premieres, les produits semi-finis, les equipements et pieces de rechange importes par les industriels et qui sont necessaires a leurs activites.
The figure thus brought total capital importation for the year to $12.
The National Food Authority (NFA) Council yesterday approved the importation of 250,000 metric tons of rice to replenish the NFA buffer stock that is used in part to help stabilize rice prices, Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr said.
Pinol a rapid risk assessment of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) from the importation of live cattle from Brazil.
Finance Undersecretary Antonette Tionko, who heads the Revenue Operations Group of the Department of Finance (DOF), said the CAO also lists goods prohibited and restricted for importation.
Manila, Philippines The Senate agriculture and food committee resumes tomorrow its public hearing on rice-related issues such as rampant rice smuggling, use of dummies in the importation of rice and hoarding to create an upward movement in the price of rice.
The complaint, filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC), accuses Apple of infringing one or more claims of VirnetX's US Patent number 8,051,181 through the importation, sale for importation and sale after importation of certain devices with secure communication capabilities.
section]) An importation event is defined as detection of one or more polio cases in a country resulting from WPV transmission that genetic analysis shows to have first circulated in another country.
In comments submitted to USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), Silver Spring, MD, requested the Congressional focus of recent amendments to the Lacey Act be maintained on timber species by exempting plants used in or as foods, drugs and cosmetics from importation declaration requirements established by the new amendments.
Current law prohibits the importation of a prescription drug by anyone other than its manufacturer.
importation will be handled by Arnie Johnson, former CEO of Lotus Cars USA, who is more than a little familiar with the importation and foibles of small mid-engined sports cars built by specialty manufacturers.
border to the importation of prescription drugs by American patients.
Thousand Oaks, CA, announced it has filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington, DC requesting that the ITC institute an investigation of Roche Holding AG's, Zurich, Switzerland, importation of pegylated recombinant human erythropoietin (peg-EPO) into the US.