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free trade

noun [U]
 
 
ECONOMICS
international trade in which companies can import and export each other's goods without the usual taxes, limits, etc.: Business groups and advocates of free trade have pushed for even more cooperation among the three nations.free trade agreement/treaty/policy If accepted, the new free trade agreement would build on existing arrangements in South America.
Translations of “free trade”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由貿易…
in Russian свободная, беспошлинная торговля…
in Turkish serbest ticaret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由贸易…
in Polish wolny handel…
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