Business / Agriculture / Import Quota: A trade barrier that sets the maximum quantity (quantitative restriction) or value of a commodity allowed to enter a country during a specified time period. The Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture requires the conversion of import quotas and other quantitative restrictions to tariff-rate quotas and/or bound tariff rates.
Import Adjective Synonyms: introduce, bring in
Import Verb Synonyms: meaning, sense, denotation, signification, gist, drift, thrust, intention, implication, purport, connotation, suggestion, allusion, intimation
Quota Noun Synonyms: apportionment, portion, allotment, allocation, allowance, ration, share, part, proportion, percentage, equity, interest, cut
Business / Agriculture / Limited Global Quota For Upland Cotton: A provision of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 that authorizes the President to proclaim an import quota whenever the USDA determines that the spot market average price in any one month exceeds 1 MORE
Business / Agriculture / Peanut Poundage Quota: A peanut price support program supply control mechanism authorized by the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to regulate the marketing of peanuts consumed domestically for food when production become MORE