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TARIFF

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French Equivalent: Tarif

Definition:
A tariff is a tax imposed on a good imported into a country. A tariff may be specific, when it is levied as a fixed sum per unit of the imported good, or ad valorem, when it is applied at a percentage rate with reference to the value of the import.

Source Publication:
The OECD Economic Outlook: Sources and Methods.

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/eco/outlook/sources-and-methods.htm

Statistical Theme: International trade statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, March 28, 2014