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  • n  commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
  • n  the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country

  • In 1777, Thomas Jefferson, while serving in the Virginia legislature, began drafting a plan for the gradual emancipation and exportation of the slaves.
  • It was agreed that, because international trade would not be greatly affected, Czechoslovakia may permanently reserve the right to prohibit or restrict the exportation of quartzite .
  • On the calendar are four cases of national importance: Suit of Ohio and Pennsylvania to prevent West Virginia from restricting exportation of her natural resources.
News & Articles

  • Letters to the Editor
    Write in support of liquefied natural gas exports There must be tens of thousands of Illinoisans who recognize the enormous economic benefits to be derived from the exportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to the rest of the world. It would be nice if every one of us wrote to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and encouraged him to speed up his department’s export-permit ...
    July 26, 2013 - The Naperville Sun
Quotes

  • Alberto Romulo in Washington Post
    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations wants to ensure that any member countries pursuing nuclear energy programs "do not allow the exportation of certain materials which could lead to the development of nuclear power other than for peaceful...
  • Jim Prentice in 680 News
    It cannot be an ineffective protocol that applies only to some countries and essentially results in carbon leakage or the exportation of jobs,Prentice said. "A protocol that does not apply to India or Russia or China or Brazil, or for that...
  • Jorge Taiana in Newsday
    Mercosur is a regional group that is powerful in the elaboration and exportation of food and energy,Taiana said. "It's a good moment to reinforce our will to work to see how we can position Mercosur more clearly."

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