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English definition of “duty-free access”

duty-free access

noun [U]
 
 
(also duty-free entry)
TAX, COMMERCE permission given by a government for another country to export goods into their country without having to pay tax: The European Commission has today decided to give 16 developing countries duty-free access to the EU market for certain products.
(Definition of duty-free access from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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