importation


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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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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.
The Presidency has denied claims in the media that President Buhari has banned the importation of food into the country.
156, issued by then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 2002, prohibited the importation of secondhand vehicles into the country, with a few exceptions.
The Steel Manufacturers Association of Ghana (SMAG) says the recent increase in electricity tariff and the ever-increasing importation of steel products is killing the local steel industry.
THE Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) has approved the importation of 250,000 metric tons (MT) of refined sugar to plug the shortfall in supply and avert possible price increases of the sweetener as the country enters off-milling season.
ENPNewswire-August 1, 2019--BIO - HHS Drug Importation Plan a 'Misguided Attempt to Keep an Ill-Informed Campaign Promise'
The United Broiler Raisers Association (UBRA) said small and medium scale raisers might just resort to importation and stop producing given the track the government is taking.
Companies registered with the Board of Investments (BOI) can still enjoy duty-free importation of capital equipment, spare parts, and accessories.
-- Allowing drug importation outside of the Food and Drug Administration's oversight would create risks to patient health and the security of the prescription drag supply chain, say the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and American Pharmacists Association (APhA).
National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday disclosed that the total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at $2.140 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018.
KUWAIT, Feb 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's State Food and Nutrition Authority on Tuesday recommended banning and unbanning the importation of food products from several countries.
Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has been given seven days to name cartels behind illegal maize importation or be impeached.
Mais ce constat est vite reconsidere quand on sait que les parts de marche grignotees par les eaux minerales d'importation atteignent a peine 10%.
figure By DAVID MWERE The acting managing director of Sony Sugar Company Limited Bernard Otieno now says that the company was used by some private entities to evade Sh2.5 billion import duty during last years sugar importation into the country.The national assembly committees investigating the alleged presence into the country of contraband sugar, heard on Wednesday that M/s Holbud Limited used Sony to import 50,500 metric tonnes of the commodity worth S.5 billion.