A restriction imposed by a government on the amount or number of goods or services that may be exported within a given period, usually with the intent of keeping prices of those goods or services low for domestic users.
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Starting in the 1970s, then MPAA president Jack Valenti began what was to become a decades-long fight against the quota system.
In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.
Despite the financial remedy, partial repeal of the screen quota has imperiled the domestic market.
Supported by Washington, the domestic quota was cut from 90 days to 30.
I am fighting that quota because I am an advocate of competition.
An act of parliament passed, authorizing the East India company to export their own tea, duty 3d.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It is interesting to note that some other articles of customary export showed large declines in 1915 as compared with 1914.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
As a result, tobacco became the first important money crop and export of Virginia.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The planters cure by air-drying in sheds, and afterwards it is tied up in hands and baled for export.
The import and export duties are paid at the custom-house, between which and the treasury a monthly settlement takes place.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham