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FREE RIDER (IN FOREIGN TRADE)

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Definition:
A casual term used to infer that a country which does not make any trade concessions, profits, nonetheless, from tariff cuts and concessions made by other countries in negotiations under the most-favoured-nation principle.

Source Publication:
Doha World Trade Organisation Ministerial: Glossary of Terms.

Hyperlink:
http://www.wto.org/wto/english/thewto_e/minist_e/min01_e/brief_e/brief22_e.htm#_Toc528136428

Statistical Theme: International trade statistics

Created on Wednesday, August 14, 2002

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003