Meaning of “import surcharge” in the English Dictionary

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"import surcharge" in Business English

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import surchargenoun [ C ]

uk us TAX, COMMERCE

an extra tax on goods coming into a country in addition to the import duty:

Subsequently, a 10% across-the-board import surcharge was introduced in the April Budget to raise revenue.

(Definition of “import surcharge” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)