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The list of items upon which a duty is imposed when they are imported into the United States, together with the rates at which such articles are taxed.

The term tariff is also used in reference to the actual custom or duty payable on such items.


Customs Duties; Import Quotas.


(Bill), noun account, itemized account, list, list of items, money's worth, quoted price, price list, scale of prices, table of charges


(Duties), noun assessment, duty, excise, levy, schedule of duties, tax
See also: duty, excise, fare, imposition, levy, tax


the level of punishment imposed or recommended for a criminal offence.

TARIFF. Customs, duties, toll. or tribute payable upon merchandise to the general government is called tariff; the rate of customs, &c. also bears this name and the list of articles liable to duties is also called the tariff.
     2. For the tariff of duties imposed on the importation of foreign merchandise into the United States.

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In order to avoid a sharp increase in the common customs tariff, the Ministry offers gradual increase in the rates of customs duties and taxes on passenger cars.
In 1996, the EU's Council of Ministers agreed to continue suspending the common customs tariffs for Spain's Canary Islands, to take into account of their position on the periphery of the EU.
On changes in customs tariff rates, the stakeholders have been asked to propose existing rate of duty during the fiscal year 2017-18 and thereby suggest new rates for FY 2018-19 by giving justification and rational for the change.
The official added that there is a proposal to calculate the customs tariff on gold, if it is not revoked, based on the labour charge per gram.
Among his topics are India's foreign trade 1950-90, the legal framework and institutional set-up for trade promotion, the composition and destination of India's exports, India's customs tariff policy, and the World Trade Organization.
The conference was jointly organized by TDAP and APBUMA, and the chairman of APBUMA said that product-codes of 210 textile items were not available in the Pakistan customs tariff.
Muscat, Sept 30 (ONA) The Sultanate, represented by ROP, takes part in the 21st meeting of Unified Customs Tariff Committee, to be held in Morocco during the period from the first to the sixth of October.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: An economic think-tank called for postponing the adoption of a customs tariff approved by parliament and planned to be effective as of June, adding the move could increase inflation and damage the have-nots.
The Gulf states had earlier hiked tobacco customs tariff from 50 to 100 percent, and are now moving toward making a further hike of 100 percent," he said adding that the additional revenue will be utilized to combat smoking and reduce its impact on the younger generation.
In its meeting, the Arab Commission for the Unified Customs Tariff will tackle the tariff table of goods exchanged between Arab League member states and world countries in a bid to adopt a unified tariff mechanism as the backbone of the union's strategy.
5m for importing components to China with the wrong customs tariff classification.
The law on modifying the customs tariff law is in a parliamentary procedure.

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