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import something (from something) (into something)

to buy and transport something from a foreign place into a country. We imported the carpets from the Orient into this country. They imported wine into this country from France. I imported this from Germany.
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US FDA will send a "notice of intent to revoke" and the importer has 30 days to make the corrections and respond to the US FDA with the corrections.
However, the modified requirements would differ depending on whether the importer is bringing in: a) dietary supplement components or dietary supplements that will be subject to further processing (Unfinished Dietary Supplements) or b) Finished Dietary Supplements.
In the past, importers said that annual sales volumes of Mercedes-Benz S-class and BMW 7-series often exceed 1,000 units respectively on the island, which is no longer the case this year with some importers still trying to sell 2011 models.
One of the components of the updated regulation has been how the framework defines "economic operators," which includes manufacturers, authorized representatives, importers and distributors.
Accordingly, Importer A may owe Customs $1 million in duty alone in the scenario at hand when considering the 10-percent duty rate on the $10-million upward adjustment for the imported products.
Actify said the updates include SolidWorks, Catia V5 and the newly available 2D PDF Importer, which enables users to view and add markup to standard PDF files.
If Chinese suppliers maintain adequate and accessible liability insurance, an importer faced with a product liability lawsuit in the United States, for example, may be entitled to make a claim against a Chinese manufacturer's insurer.
The importer also distributes luxurious candles, face and body products, perfumes and home accessories.
Some importers are unhappy, though, complaining that Chilean construction specifications for products such as concrete-reinforcing rebar give CAP an advantage and act as a barrier to entry.
And because we're in the market with fresh products, we can turn around manufacturing a lot faster than importers.
The rules cover how importers must scrutinize foreign buying agents, factories, subcontractors, cargo containers, warehouses and transportation for security weaknesses.
importer Z, it might be possible to use the $100 that Y paid, as opposed to the $130 that importer Z paid, as the basis for customs duty assessment.
Nasdaq:MCTR), has announced the general availability of its XML Schema Importer Version 6.
Inquiry-reply services of developing country trade promotion organizations, as well as those of ITC, are asked no question more frequently than how to find the right importer.
from exporter to importer or from importer to broker).