trade barrier


trade barrier
/'treɪd ˌbæriə/ noun
a limitation imposed by a government on the free exchange of goods between countries.
Also called import restriction
(NOTE: NTBs, safety standards and tariffs are typical trade barriers.)

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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