Nontariff Barriers (NTB’s)

Business / Agriculture / Nontariff Barriers (NTB’s): Any restriction, charge, or policy other than a tariff, that limits access of imported goods. Examples of nontariff barriers include quantitative restrictions, mainly import quotas and embargoes: import licenses: exchange controls: state trading enterprises: bilateral agreements: and certain rules and regulations on health, safety, and sanitation. The Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture requires conversion of ntbs to bound tariffs and tariff-rate quotas, and that sanitary and phytosanitary measures be based on sound science.

Technical Barriers To Trade (Tbts)

Business / Agriculture / Technical Barriers To Trade (Tbts): A category of nontariff barriers to trade, tbts are the widely divergent measures that countries use to regulate markets, protect their consumers, or preserve their natural resources (among other obje MORE

Nontariff Barriers (NTB’s)

Business / Agriculture / Nontariff Barriers (NTB’s): Any restriction, charge, or policy other than a tariff, that limits access of imported goods. Examples of nontariff barriers include quantitative restrictions, mainly import quotas and embargoes: impo MORE

Architectural Barriers

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Architectural Barriers: The physical attributes or design of a building, structure or facility that prevent individuals with physical disabilities from accessing or freely using the building, structure or facility. The Arch MORE

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