protective tariff

Definition of "protective tariff"
  1. A tax on goods brought into the country to lower the usage of products made outside the home country
How to use "protective tariff" in a sentence
  1. A protective tariff put on imported cheese helped local dairy farmers stay competitive.
  2. To stimulate local manufacturing, the government imposed a protective tariff on imported electronics.
  3. By implementing a protective tariff on foreign cars, the administration hoped to boost domestic automobile sales.

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