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noun as in tax or fee

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The two sides will trade under World Trade Organization rules, which sets the tariffs and quotas between countries that don’t have free trade agreements in place with each other.

From Vox

Both parties see tariffs as a way to put pressure on China, and that pressure is increasing as the US scrutinizes China’s repression of its Uighur minority.

From Quartz

China isn’t the only country to offer EV subsidies, but it also spurred the domestic manufacturers by ensuring imported vehicles were for a long time not eligible for subsidies, and subject to import tariffs.

From Fortune

Although China had been pledging some of those commitments for years, Mahoney argued that the deal wouldn’t have happened without applying tariffs.

Consequently, LPL Financial’s Buchbinder calculates that the removal of trade tariffs with China would add billions to the earnings of S&P 500 companies.

From Fortune

Some of them, like an across-the-board tariff on Chinese goods, might actually work.

The U.K. has adopted a healthy feed-in tariff that guarantees solar system owners an attractive price for the energy they produce.

Everybody knows how the Tariff and Labour questions were settled.

They impose non-tariff barriers against exports and buy foreign companies while denying foreign ownership in their own economies.

The tariff of 1828, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which led to the civil war in “Bloody Kansas” and ultimately to the Civil War itself.

But they have tied their credit system in the bonds of narrow banking laws and their trade in those of a cramping tariff.

Fortunately the results would not be immediately apparent, otherwise he would be compelled to raise his tariff for cheap suits.

Let us look at their two main measures—the new tariff and the new corn-law.

There is a perfect identity of principle, both working to the same good end, between the existing corn-law and the new tariff.

One may now search hours for one, and, if found, have to pay four or five times the old tariff.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tariff, such as: cost, duty, excise, levy, price, and rate.

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