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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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A legalized drug importation system would likely lead to the emergence of two classes of drugs, FDA Chief Counsel Dan Troy predicted during the Food & Drug Law Institute's annual conference in Washington, D.
Counterfeiters are very sophisticated and the importation of drugs gives them another potential entree into the U.
Widespread drug importation is occurring already - and much of it is the reimportation of drugs made by U.
TEI believes that when a taxpayer has voluntarily disclosed an additional GST liability due upon importation of goods, the interest on that GST should be waived.
Also due to be sentenced is Peera Jungthirapanich (23), who pleaded guilty to the importation of endangered species in July last year.
James Quinn, 47, of Albion Street, Everton, is charged with possession of ecstasy and the illegal importation of a Class-A drug.
The highly secure LaserCard information technology will be used to collect import duties, monitor quality, and control the importation of consumer-use chemical products such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and detergents.
President Clinton said he would push for a requirement that handguns come equipped with child safety locks, a ban on importation of large-capacity ammunition clips, and mandatory background checks on handgun purchases at gun shows.
South Korea announced last Tuesday the removal of a decades-old ban on the importation and showing of Japanese films in South Korea.
Schumer apparently wants the Clinton administration to defy the current federal law which allows such firearms to be imported until he can get legislation passed prohibiting the importation of firearms that shoot "real bullets.
The harvesting of existing trees made rapid expansion of exports possible and paid for the importation of African slaves needed for new plantings.
Chemists had just told police that sensitive gas-liquid chromatography techniques had found no compounds in the pot unique to imported varieties of the plant, thus failing to support the authorities' case for charges of importation.
The new HHS Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, signed up to a state importation programme when Kansas governor, and has now committed to implementing one at the federal level should the law change.
The National Food Authority (NFA) has opened the Minimum Access Volume (MAV) Omnibus Rice Importation program to the private sector with a total volume of 187, 000 metric tons.
Prescription Drug Importation for Maryland Offers Empty Promises and False Hope