trade barrier


noun

any regulation or policy that restricts international trade, especially tariffs, quotas, etc.

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Cultural definitions for trade barriers

trade barriers

Tariffs, import quotas, customs regulations, and other disincentives meant to discourage international trade.

notes for trade barriers

Trade barriers are usually protectionist; that is, they are erected to protect domestic producers who would not be able to compete successfully with foreign producers in a free market or in free trade.
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