Definition of 'tariff'
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He argued for free trade and low tariffs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because that means accepting high tariff barriers towards the rest of the world and no freedom to strike our own trade deals. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Excludes fixed tariffs of less than 12 months duration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their energy bills are 250 higher because they cannot afford to switch to cheaper online tariffs. The Sun (2016)Table shows the cheapest tariff from the 3 cheapest suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That has led companies to keep their tariffs very low, seriously harming their profitability. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those who are planning to transfer out of a fixed tariff that ends within the next year should check carefully the switching savings they are quoted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It works by luring you in with a cut-price deal then switching you to a higher tariff when the promo period comes to end. The Sun (2016)If they're saying no passporting and high trade tariffs we can cut corporation tax to 10 %. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How much longer can these companies resist lowering ALL tariffs before the Government steps in? The Sun (2016) Unlimited tariffs do not give us that currency. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What business has government putting a tariff barrier between two friends? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nor did the high tariffs on agricultural produce have much effect. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)This means they have lower tariff demands and can meet them more comfortably. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You normally pay slightly more for a fixed tariff but there are some competitive deals. The Sun (2012)Less competition and lower entry tariffs have not revived demand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Therefore the fixed tariffs that suppliers quote can only be experienced guesses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All three tariffs come with unlimited texts. The Sun (2016)Bills will have to contain the cheapest tariffs available to punters plus savings they could make by switching supplier. The Sun (2012)He is a multimillionaire who will actually read the small print on electricity tariffs to work out the best deal. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Higher tariffs mean higher consumer costs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The industry said that it was already reforming itself with simpler tariffs and that government intervention would not lead to cheaper bills. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tens of thousands of households are due to come to the end of cheap fixed tariffs before the end of next month. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can't set a low tariff and think people will just come. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We all want simpler bills, better tariffs and easier switching. The Sun (2012)With the protection of tariffs, the protected may simply become inefficient. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The tariffs are set to be launched on Friday. The Sun (2008)Under the plan, suppliers will be limited to four tariffs for electricity and four for gas. The Sun (2012)At current aluminium prices the tariff reduction will save about $200 million a year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The regulator will also force the industry to simplify tariffs and bills to make it easier for consumers to understand their energy consumption and switch supplier. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Scottish and Southern has increased its domestic gas tariffs by 9.4 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'tariff'
British English: tariff /ˈtærɪf/ NOUN
A tariff is a tax on goods coming into a country.
...tariffs on items such as electronics.
- American English: tariff
- Arabic: تَعْرِيفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tarifa
- Chinese: 关税
- Croatian: carina
- Czech: clo
- Danish: tarif
- Dutch: tarief
- European Spanish: arancel
- Finnish: tariffi
- French: tarif
- German: Tarif
- Greek: δασμολόγιο
- Italian: dazio
- Japanese: 関税率
- Korean: 관세율표
- Norwegian: tariff
- Polish: cennik
- European Portuguese: tarifa
- Romanian: tarif vamal
- Russian: налог на импорт
- Spanish: tarifa
- Swedish: taxa
- Thai: อัตราภาษีขาเข้า
- Turkish: gümrük tarifesi
- Ukrainian: тариф
- Vietnamese: thuế quan
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