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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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Others have spoken in favor of a free-trade agreement with Japan, including Jim Traficant and Doug Applegate, both Ohio Democrats who take a tough line on trade with Japan.
A free-trade agreement would give the United States access to a largely untapped market of over 124 million Japanese consumers.
Japan free-trade agreement should be unlike most traditional trade agreements, which focus primarily on tariff reductions.
Import quotas and remaining tariffs are significant barriers that would be lifted under a free-trade agreement.
Goh and Obuchi agreed during their December talks to launch a study group to look into the possibility of a free-trade agreement to complement trade arrangements under the World Trade Organization.
Singapore Trade and Industry Minister George Yeo told parliament in January that Singapore was aiming for a "new age" free-trade agreement with Japan.
Yeo said that a free-trade agreement with Japan would deepen bilateral ties, promote stability and prosperity in Southeast Asia and spur trade liberalization in the Asia-Pacific region.
Bush asked Congress to give him trade-promotion authority, once called "fast track," the ability to quickly enact free-trade agreements without congressional nit picking.
Kerry later skipped votes on free-trade agreements with Chile and Singapore.