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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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Canada has tried for several years to convince its second-largest trading partner of the need for a freetrade zone.
The circulation of commodities, the opening up of freetrade zones, the technological transfer of financial flows bear a certain formal resonance with (if not resemblance to) the circulation of im ages, the exchange of cultural signs, the excess of signification, and intertextual transfers of meaning.
FUENTE: National Law Center for Inter-American FreeTrade (natlaw@natlaw.
under the influence of the North American FreeTrade Agreement -- NAFTA), differences among national accounting and auditing standards become more troubling [13].
David Phillips, Director of Earth Island's International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP), called the court's ruling "a tremendous rebuke to President Clinton, Vice President Gore, and the freetrade bureaucrats who sold out dolphin protections to accommodate a handful of foreign fishing companies.
The world has developed a substantial number of freetrade areas.
Why have the two sides wished to strengthen their ties and negotiate a freetrade agreement?
George Flett who was of Orkney/Cree background, lived at Red River as a youth, farmed and engaged in freetrade on the White Horse Plains as a young adult, was a postmaster for the Hudson's Bay Company at Victoria (near Edmonton), served as an interpreter on the first Presbyterian missionary expedition to the Northwest from 1866-1869, and became a missionary to the Ojibwa at Okanase Reserve from 1873-1895.
She was a freetrade Friedmanite Liberal who began to believe in her star.
Whence follows the verdict that the freetrade prescription of neo-classical (and classical) economics should be trusted more than the protectionist proclivities of development economics in the design of development policy.
The contractors renting assembly warehouses in Central American freetrade zones pay no taxes except for export tariffs on the value added to these products -- the labor that ranks among the cheapest in the world.
Reflecting the changes in the Middle East, there have been serious discussions both on the governmental level and among private analysts about the creation of a freetrade area that would include Israel, Jordan, and a Palestinian state.