Meaning of “non-tariff barrier” in the English Dictionary


"non-tariff barrier" in Business English

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non-tariff barriernoun [ C ]

uk us abbreviation NTB

ECONOMICS, COMMERCE a method of limiting imports without charging a tariff (= a tax on goods coming into a country):

NTBs such as health and safety requirements or technical barriers can be important obstacles to international trade.

(Definition of “non-tariff barrier” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)