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Synonyms for importing

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

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Jennings, to my importing THAT amount of common sense into the proceedings?
What do they mean by importing their methods of Crim-Tartary here?
I therefore sent a message to an artist in boots, importing, with my compliments, that I should be happy to see him, if he would do me the polite favour to call.
Not even known to be gone until receipt of message, importing that her return was not to be expected for the present.
He entrusted the nondescript with a confidential message to her, importing that the visitor who had waited on her father last night, begged the favour of a few words with her at her uncle's lodging; he obtained from the same source full directions to the house, which was very near; dismissed the nondescript gratified with half-a-crown; and having hastily refreshed himself at the coffee-shop, repaired with all speed to the clarionet-player's dwelling.
With the same air of a recluse much given to study, he desisted from his books to bestow a distrustful nod of recognition upon Gaffer, plainly importing, 'Ah
Given the current prices and local taxes of about 15%, importing rubber duty-free is said to be cheaper compared to buying from the domestic market.
China has a sizable pig iron production capacity, but is currently importing some pig iron.
Any CPA associated with a business that is involved in importing or exporting should be aware of all potential customs issues:
When Todd Alexander decided to start a business importing fine Italian wines home to Atlanta in January 1993, he thought the application process would be simple.
The total importing value for the year 2005 was $65,148,723,000.