Preferential Trade

Preferential Trade
   B Ended by repeal of corn laws, 31; protests from Canada, 31; Globe defends free trade and urges Canada to help herself, 31-32; Elgin against Canadian dependence on Imperial tariff legislation, 32. E Elgin on, 58-59; debates on, in Canadian Parliament, 59.

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  • preferential trade agreement — UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION PTA) COMMERCE, TAX ► an agreement between countries that reduces the normal taxes on some imported goods: »In the absence of a preferential trade agreement, trade with partners outside Europe relies on the contractual …   Financial and business terms

  • Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern Africa —   [prefə renʃl treɪd eərɪə fɔː iːstən ənd sʌȓən æfrɪkə, englisch], Abkürzung PTA, Präferẹnzhandelszone für das östliche und südliche Afrika, die durch das am 21. 12. 1981 in Lusaka (Sambia) unterzeichnete, am 1. 1. 1983 in Kraft getretene… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern Africa — ⇡ PTA …   Lexikon der Economics

  • Preferential Trade Agreements —   Signed by the EC with other countries, and intended to lead, within a reasonable and specified period of time, to a customs union …   Glossary of the European Union and European Communities

  • trade agreement — ➔ agreement * * * trade agreement UK US noun [C] ECONOMICS, COMMERCE ► a formal agreement between two or more countries about improving trade with each other, for example by removing import taxes: »They signed a trade agreement that scraps most… …   Financial and business terms

  • Preferential trading area — A Preferential Trade Area is a trading bloc which gives preferential access to certain products from the participating countries. This is done by reducing tariffs, but not by abolishing them completely. An example of a preferential trading area… …   Wikipedia

  • Trade pact — A trade pact is a wide ranging tax, tariff and trade pact that often includes investment guarantees. Trade pacts are frequently politically contentious since they may change economic customs and deepen interdependence with trade partners.… …   Wikipedia

  • Trade — This article is about the economic mechanism. For other uses, see Trade (disambiguation). Purchase redirects here. For other uses, see Purchase (disambiguation) Trader in Germany, 16th century …   Wikipedia

  • preferential — adjective Date: 1849 1. showing preference 2. employing or creating a preference in trade relations 3. designed to permit expression of preference among candidates < a preferential primary > 4. giving preference especially in hiring to union… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • preferential — preferentialism, n. preferentialist, n. preferentially, adv. /pref euh ren sheuhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of preference: preferential policies. 2. showing or giving preference: a preferential hiring system. 3. receiving or… …   Universalium