trade barrier Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "trade barrier" - Business English Dictionary

trade barrier

noun [C, usually plural]
 
 
ECONOMICS, COMMERCE
something such as an import tax or a limit on the amount of goods that can be imported that makes international trade more difficult or expensive: trade barriers on/to sth Trade barriers on leather handbags are usually limited to high tariffs. The rich countries have erected trade barriers.break/knock/tear down trade barriers We are calling on other nations to knock down trade barriers.reduce/end/lift trade barriers The talks aim to get rich countries to lower trade barriers. foreign/global/international trade barriers falling/high/low trade barriers
(Definition of trade barrier from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of trade barrier?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “trade barrier”

Word of the Day
child benefit

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More