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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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Les importations en provenance du pays concerne seront, ainsi, exemptees des dispositions du present communique.
NBS noted that growth in capital importation in 2017 was mainly driven by an increase in Portfolio Investment, which went up by $5,516.
Evasco, chair of the NFA Council, said the council met yesterday morning and approved the rice importation, mainly from Vietnam and Thailand.
This rapid risk assessment will consider risks of reintroduction of FMD to the Philippines that may be associated with the importation of live cattle from Brazil,' the document read.
Tionko said the CAO excludes for immediate release importations, even if within the de minimis threshold, that are: declared as without commercial value or of no commercial value of with specific amount but qualified by the phrase for customs purposes or other analogous phrases; tobacco and liquor products carried by passengers in excess of the allowable limits; goods subject to requirements or conditions imposed by regulatory agencies, unless for personal use and within the limits allowed by regulations; prohibited and restricted importations; and importation to be entered conditionally free, for warehousing, for transit and/or admission to free zones.
The committee heard last week an admission from controversial rice trader Davidson Bangayan, alias ''David Tan,'' that he consolidated the Department of Agriculture (DA)-issued rice importation permits of rice farmers cooperatives to finance the importation of rice.
VirnetX has asked the ITC to launch an investigation into Apple's allegedly infringing imports and ultimately issue an Exclusion Order to prevent importation of the Apple products concerned.
The number of reported polio cases to date resulting from a single importation event in West Central Africa during 2008-2009 ranged from one to seven (Table 1).
As public concern over rising spending on prescription drugs continues, many in Congress have co-sponsored legislation to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) and permit the importation of FDA-approved drugs from lower-priced foreign sources.
The impact, the OPA warns, will be "free-for-all for cross-border drug importation.
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.
With the stroke of a pen, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives has eliminated the entire industry involved in the importation of modern military-style rifles.
The first importation occurred in Chad in August 2003 from northeastern Nigeria, and the outbreak spread to the adjacent countries of Cameroon in October 2003 and the CAR in December 2003.
For example, the report advises that any legislation aimed at permitting the importation of foreign drugs should only be done in ways that provide the statutory authority and substantial resources needed to effectively regulate that activity and to protect the public health.
AUGUSTA, Maine -- Maine and Canadian pharmacists have joined hands to fight drug importation programs that they assert threaten the safety of patients in both countries.