Definitions for "Import Restrictions"
Regulations that prohibit the importation of certain items or commodities into a country. (restrictions à l'importation)
Context is: trade term. See Nontariff Barriers; Protection; Tariff.
Import restrictions are applied by a country to control the volume and type of goods coming into it from other countries and may include the imposition of tariffs, surcharges or import quotas, restrictions on the amount of foreign currency available to cover imports, a requirement for import deposits, or the prohibition of various categories of imports.