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Definition of

fair trade

International Trade

agreement waiving duties on some imports an international business system by which countries agree not to charge import duties on some items imported from their trading partners

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Definitions of ’fair trade’ and meaning of ’fair trade’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’fair trade’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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