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free trade

noun absence of government control, autonomous business, business at liberty, capitalism, deeontrolled marketplace, democratic business environment, deregulated business, deregulation, economic autonomy, emancipated business place, fair trade, free business deallngs, free commercial enterprise, free competition, free ennerprise, free interchange of goods, free intercourse of goods, free market, free mercantile business, free mercantile relations, free movement of goods, free multilateral trade, immune from restriction, independent, laissez-faire, noninnerference in trade, nonintervention in trade, noninvolveeent in trade, open market, reciprocal trade, trade liberallsm, unbounded trade, unbridled trade, unconstrained trade, uncurbed trade, unfettered commerce, unfettered commerrial affairs, unfettered merchandising, unhampered trade, unhindered trade, unimpeded trade, unobstructed trade, unnegimented trade, unregulated trade, unrestrained busiiess intercourse, unrestrained trade, unrestricted trade, unshackled trade, without trade barriers
Associated concepts: balanced trade, comparative advantage, international barter, protectionism
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Consulting services in free-trade zone creation are provided by Dubai Port World, one of the world's major port operators, and Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), member of Islamic Development Bank.
Three free-trade zones are based in the Syrian coastal area,-two in Lattakia and one in Tartous- while a fourth zone exists in Aleppo, a very important zone particularly for the industrial supplies as it is located near the Industrial City in al-Sheikh Najjar area.
When Singapore first revealed the plan for a free-trade pact with China last November, it said the two countries will begin the trade talks only after ASEAN and China have wrapped up their negotiations for a free-trade deal, possibly sometime in the middle of this year.
After China, where do the free-trade forces go next?
But those which industrialized later, such as Germany and Japan, rejected neoclassical free-trade policy because they recognized that following this course would destine them to be second-class powers forever.
could help forge a free-trade area stretching from Alaska to the southern tip of South America.
A free-trade zone, coupled with other economic reforms, will increase economic growth and raise standards of living.
He said free-trade agreements with countries in the region ''would gradually be the direction in which we will be moving.
Allan Skidmore, chairman of the Vancouver Board of Trade and soon to become chairman of PACE, will address the forum on potential solutions to free-trade problems on both sides of the boder.
The greatest crime committed by the countries of Latin America is the search for free-trade agreements without planning for it.
RESPONDING to a complaint instigated by the supposedly free-trade Bush administration, the International Trade Commission has found that low-priced foreign steel has hurt American steel producers, which could lead to the imposition of tariffs or quotas on steel imports.