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English definition of “fair trade”
fair trade (also fairtrade)
› SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a system of trading with a developing country in which a good price is paid for their exports, and the people who produce the goods have good working conditions and are paid a fair wage: It's important that the benefits of fair trade reach the poorest communities. The use of child labor goes completely against fairtrade principles.
› ECONOMICS an agreement between countries that trade with each other that they will not charge tax on imports from the other country or countries: China protested that the EU's actions amounted to a breach of fair trade regulations.
› SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, COMMERCE trading that is fair to consumers
fairtrade coffee/bananas/chocolate, etc. › SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, COMMERCE things produced in a developing country by people who have good working conditions and fair pay, and who are paid a fair price for their goods: Consumers are increasingly choosing fair trade products.