A governmental restriction on the quantities of a particular commodity that may be imported within a specific period of time, usually with the goal of protecting domestic producers of that commodity from foreign competition. (See tariff.)
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How to use import quota in a sentence
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.
When you next hear of, or see Philip Wharton, you will understand the import of your own words.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
I add nothing to the “Extremes,” import nothing from abroad in regard to them, invent nothing.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Porson smoked many bundles of cheroots, which nabobs began to import.
The verb (—) in the Hebrew, when connected with the name of God in different other passages, has the same import.
If performed to God, it is, according to the import of the expression confessing to him, to Covenant.