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im pawr tay shuhn

  • n  the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
  • n  commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country

  • On July 8, Florida Senator Bill Nelson turned up the heat when he told a Senate subcommittee weighing his bill to ban the importation of Burmese pythons, "The crown jewel of our .
  • I was somehow aware of the character as a re-importation.
  • Do you support importation of prescription drugs from other countries? Yes .
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  • The Daily Energy Technical Report 6.11.13
    Although the index rose, it was 0.3% lower than expectations. Their importation of base metals is also down nearly 30% on average. The S&P raised its outlook on the US credit rating from negative to stable. ...
    June 11, 2013 - via Yahoo! Finance
  • Lawmakers object to expanding ban on importing out-of-state deer
    A number of state lawmakers, including the Senate president, are trying to head off a proposal to ban the importation of all deer to Florida.
    June 11, 2013 - The Palm Beach Post
  • Monsanto shares rise on reports of China approval
    Shares of food maker Monsanto Co. rose on Monday on reports that China may approve some genetically modified soybeans for importation. THE SPARK: After meeting with China's agriculture minister, several ...
    June 10, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Tony Clement in International Herald Tribune
    It is our intention to ban the importation, the sale and advertising,Clement said of its use in baby bottles. "Canada will be the first country in the world to take such action to limit exposures to bisphenol A."
  • Richard Burr in Forbes
    To accept the importation of foreign drugs is to open the door so that a cottage industry today becomes a major industry tomorrow in supplying counterfeit drugs,Sen. Richard Burr, RN.C., said.
  • Kevin Andrews in International Herald Tribune
    The importation of hatred into Australia is totally unacceptable,the acting attorney general, Kevin Andrews, said. "These remarks and the others before them are condemned by the government."

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